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Dream with a Glass Chamber

4.52  ·  Rating details ·  23 ratings  ·  6 reviews
Poetry.
Paperback, 30 pages
Published March 1st 2016 by Yesyes Books
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Chaneli
Feb 19, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: poetry
wow wow wow! obsessed! this chapbook is phenomenal and i'm so eager to hear more of her in the future!
Cedric
Sep 28, 2016 rated it really liked it
Year of the Molotov (Detroit, 1987)

...This city has/
destroyed itself making room, widening its absence, waiting to fill
its history with smaller ones less easily traced...

Saudade: Elegy for You

What other cliched list do you want me to name
until I find the word for gratitude?

from the plank

...the serrated
silence, teeth pulling at the
meat of old grief...
the want to want it.

Dream with a Glass Chamber
Before I return to that ruinous city of lonely
smoke stacks, puffing rotten clouds against
graysky, I
...more
Tamryn
Mar 19, 2017 rated it really liked it
Recommended to Tamryn by: Cedric
Filled with aching beauty, this book haunts, hovers, seeps into. It took three months to read the slim, 30-page collection because of the gorgeousness of the language and familiarity of the themes.

Foreman works in word magic. Her spell took full effect on page 15, "Dream Coated with Fluoxetine," leaving me glued -- reading the five-stanza poem over and over and over. Only a Goodreads' challenge to read a certain number of books by the end of the year got me to put this one down.
Johnna  Gurgel
Jun 14, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Beautiful, beautiful poetry.
Carey Platt
Jan 11, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: poetry
Anyone who is fascinated by maps will be drawn into 'Dream', as the poems are as much maps as poems. It is all a personal experiment in cartography from experience like "Beer bottles in each corner, bills to be/ paid, and the laundry may be clean" & "I set the map to Treasure Island, FL/ this state I vowed never to return to". As maps ultimately do these poems concern geography, but the geography wanders from physical to psychic to social, some times all at once (example "Before I return to ...more
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Shelves: chapbook, poetry, 2016
3.5 but rounded up
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Aricka Foreman’s chapbook Dream with a Glass Chamber was released by YesYes Books in 2016. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in The Drunken Boat, Torch Poetry: A Journal for African American Women, Minnesota Review, Union Station Magazine, Vinyl Poetry, RHINO, shufPoetry, Day One, and Please Excuse This Poem: 100 New Poems for the Next Generation (Viking Penguin), among others. She has recei ...more