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Published by Southern Indiana Review Press
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Andrea Blythe
Mar 03, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: poetry
I read the The Spinning Place, a collection of poetry by Chelsea Wagenaar (which was provided to be by the publisher, Southern Indianan Review Press, for the purposed of an interview). The poems in this book explore the things the body carriers, whether its a growing fetus in the womb with all its demands on existence and the future or the emotional weight of family and relationships. I’m hoping to have an interview with Wagenaar in an upcoming episode of the New Books in Poetry Podcast.

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Allison Wall
Mar 14, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: poetry
A beautiful, compelling, and emotionally vulnerable poetry collection.

Chelsea Wagenaar’s poetry collection the spinning place is an intensely personal exploration of relationship, family, and motherhood. Her voice is that of a mystic, reporting to us the connections everywhere between the mundane and the sublime, the infinitesimal and the infinite. She fearlessly relates the sacred mysteries of life...

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A raw and luminous collection.
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