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A tale that unfolds in a psychotherapist's and a state prosecutor's office and the mind of the poet regarding it all
Paperback, 96 pages
Published April 9th 2013 by CavanKerry Press
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Jessica
Mar 31, 2013 rated it it was amazing
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A stunning book, a memoir in poetic form, a hybrid text. incredibly moving and very beautiful (while also disturbing).
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Talk about risky! Shira Dentz’s brilliant poetic amalgam of circumstance and the mind’s second-guessing, Door of Thin Skins presents a contemporary David and Goliath tale that unfolds in a psychotherapist’s office, a state prosecutor’s office, and the crystalline mind of the poet regarding it all. Poetry itself becomes the slingshot in this in this face-off of Biblical proportions. Door of Thin Skins is a riveting pastiche of dramatic lines, rhythmical poetry, graphic poetry, typological poetry ...more
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So good! So scary and vulnerable and just the perfect amount of confused.
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Shira Dentz is the author of five books, black seeds on a white dish (Shearsman) door of thin skins (CavanKerry Press), how do i net thee (Salmon Poetry), the sun a blazing zero (Lavender Ink/Diálogos, forthcoming), and SISYPHUSINA (PANK Books), as well as two chapbooks, Leaf Weather (Tilt/Shearsman) and FLOUNDERS (Essay Press). Interviews with her about her books have appeared in many venues incl ...more

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