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Poetry. These poem cycles explore relationships both human and linguistic. Responsive (and responses) to the multiple connections between words, the poems create a narrative where intimacy and sensuality are revealed in the spaces between: "Logic a device that keeps wonder at bay. / The bay where they docked and will dock again." The repetitions-with-difference of RE- sugg ...more
Paperback, 72 pages
Published September 15th 2011 by Ahsahta Press
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Where there is a “crib laboratory, / lullabies are intravenously fed to the lovely cannibals.” Maxwell’s Re- is full of crib laboratories, each more foreign and pathogenic than the last. Physical maladies haunt the narrative of this he and she duo, but only after a fair amount of environmental maladies make themselves known. Thus, who can blame a body for taking the form of, or resisting, its environment? This transformation over the course of the book’s four sections (“cycles”) may be wholly ex ...more
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Kristi Maxwell currently lives and writes in Tucson. She is the author of Re-, Realm Sixty-four and Hush Sessions, along with the chapbook Elsewhere & Wise.
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