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Again riffs on common words—tremendous, terrific, disaster, wall, ban—that have been overused and misused in recent years, made to carry the weight of disturbing connotations.

In poems that speak through both a collective voice and a singular, personal one, Again maps the emotional territories of this specific—but not unique—moment in United States history. Jennifer Perrine
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Paperback, 67 pages
Published September 1st 2020 by Airlie Press
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Nov 25, 2020 rated it it was amazing
"We/ did/ not/ want/ to/ fight// so/ we/ turned/ our/ bones/ out// of/ our/ skins./ We made/ them// march/ in rows." An engrossing investigation of the near-fascist world we've found ourselves in, "Again" studies the many angles of decline through the poet's innovative use of form and found language. An important summary of the time. ...more
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Jennifer Perrine is the author of four books of poetry, most recently Again (Airlie Press, 2020). Perrine's other books include No Confession, No Mass, winner of the 2016 Publishing Triangle Audre Lorde Award and the 2014 Prairie Schooner Book Prize in Poetry; In the Human Zoo, recipient of the 2010 Agha Shahid Ali Poetry Prize; and The Body Is No Machine, winner of the 2008 Devil’s Kitchen Readin ...more

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