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This is one of the two volumes of poetry (the other one is Louis Gluck's The Wild Iris) that I keep rereading. All at once lush, lyric and dream-like, sensual and ethereal, beautiful and sad, the poems in this book will always have something more in its lines and spaces for the reader to come back to. ...more
Mookie Katigbak-Lacuesta hails from Manila and holds an MFA from the New School University in NYC. Her first book of poetry, The Proxy Eros, was published in 2008 by Anvil Publishing Inc., the foremost publishing house in the Philippines. Her work has been published in The New York Quarterly and will appear in the forthcoming issue of Defunct, an online literary magazine. She has also received Pal ...more