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Lot of My Sister

(Wick Poetry Chapbook Series Two #10)

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"Alison Stine's best poems here are confessional and meditative sequences, but are shadowed by the tradition of dramatic narrative; they propose types of redemptive performance... Their white spaces are crucial to this ironic self appraisal, in which a lost, outcast belated family is assembled by invocation." --Robert Hill Long

Chapbook, saddle-stapled.
Chapbook, 25 pages
Published March 12th 2001 by Kent State University Press (first published March 2001)
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Amanda
Aug 05, 2007 rated it it was amazing
So rad I couldn't be jealous.
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Alison Stine, Lot of My Sister (Kent State University Press, 2001)

I am an idiot and returned this to the library before pulling quotes from it, so I won't be able to offer up evidence of anything I'm going to say here. You have my apologies. And I should probably also apologize for expecting this book to be some sort of mishmash of, say, Ira Sadoff and Debra Allbery (whom I consider two of the best poets currently working). You see, I've been trying to get my paws on a copy of Lot of My Sister f
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Nov 04, 2008 rated it liked it
I read this book because the author was my english composition and rhetoric teacher from my classes at Fordham university. She and I spoke about poetry and she told me that she had a book published with her poems.
I enjoyed reading this book because as I've said before, I love reading poetry. I perticularly enjoy the imagery used because it allows the reader to have a visual picture of what they believe is occurring. I would recommend this book to people who enjoy poetry because it has some sort
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Sep 17, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2012, re-read, poetry
Alison Stine was my poetry instructor at Denison University's week-long Reynolds Writers Workshop when I was 16, and again when I was 17. I loved these poems then and after re-reading them last night when I couldn't sleep, I love them all over again.
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absolutely remarkable poems
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ALISON STINE is a writer, artist, and author of 5 books: THE PROTECTORS (Little A, 2016), SUPERVISION (HarperVoyagerUK, 2015), WAIT (University of Wisconsin Press, 2011), OHIO VIOLENCE (University of North Texas Press, 2009), and LOT OF MY SISTER (The Kent State University Press, 2001). Her awards include an NEA Fellowship, an Ohio Arts Council grant, a Wallace Stegner Fellowship, a Ruth Lilly Fel ...more

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