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The Cartography of Sleep

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"Villareal positions herself the cartographer in this short and poignant collection of poems. With each page she pushes her text to transform and so we encounter the map as text for guidance, map as data, map as myth. Each bit of movement expands the landscape Villareal’s poems define and, in doing so, charts wider territory for the reader to move into. I’m saying, with Th ...more
Paperback, 44 pages
Published December 2018 by Nostrovia! Press
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Mel King
Jan 10, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Absolutely stunning. Gorgeous, lush poems fill this chapbook with mythology, space, and science and lay bear the writer's own journey back to the body and her own beating heart. A true accomplishment.
Leticia
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A beautiful collection by one of my favorite poets!
Christopher
Nov 20, 2018 rated it it was amazing
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Jose Hernandez Diaz
Jan 01, 2020 rated it it was amazing
This is one of my favorite chapbooks. Villareal is talented and a visionary. Congrats on the chapbook; looking forward to the full-length.
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I'm sure some symbolism and metaphors went over my head (lol). Reading poetry always makes me feel like an outsider, but I really enjoyed this book.
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