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Dog Girl

3.9  ·  Rating details ·  30 Ratings  ·  5 Reviews
Poetry. "In DOG GIRL, Heidi Lynn Staples dances on a tightrope strung between sense and nonsense, between adulthood and childhood, and the lyricism of her verbal acrobatics confounds and delights in the way only genuine poetry can. Staples takes the existing lexicon and wrenches words into position, then commands them to be other than what they were, much to the joy of her ...more
Paperback, 66 pages
Published 2007 by Ahsahta Press
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Kent
Aug 20, 2008 rated it really liked it
Another sex book in a week! The energy in here, and lexical ecstatic Staples uses, hurt at first. Like hurt good, and make that sexy point. But how to sustain this through the whole book? And how not to make it a device that looks too often like revision tricks, that's the challenge that I don't think is overcome.
Anna
Feb 07, 2008 rated it liked it
Shelves: poetry
I enjoyed the book. Sometimes felt like a pale imitation of Jarnot, at other times felt like an easier version of Catherine Wagner's subject matter in Macular Hole, but still quite enjoyable.
Nicole
Mar 11, 2008 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: poetry
beautifully organic
Susan
Sep 29, 2007 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: poets and others who love poetry
She lives in Ireland, she's awesome. Sometimes reminds me of Olena Davis. I love her!
Russel
Nov 25, 2008 rated it it was ok
I love five or six of these. The rest can go fuck themselves lisping.
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