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The New Old Paint

it was amazing 5.00  ·  Rating details ·  8 ratings  ·  2 reviews
Poetry. In her introduction to Susie Timmons's first collection of poems, Alice Notley noted Timmons's personality, her "naked" train of thought and, above all, her wit. "I just want to know what she's going to say next... Witty doesn't just mean funny: it means things like fast, brainy, unexpected, resourceful, endowed with genius." THE NEW OLD PAINT is Timmons's second c ...more
Paperback, 81 pages
Published May 1st 2010 by Faux Press
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Jun 18, 2010 rated it it was amazing
This first full-length from Timmons in 19 years is a gift!!


a gorgeous knot of words hovers before my face
when I fall asleep

aphids swarming on a bunch of dead chrysanthemums
sag harbor kitchen sink

the jargon of pealing bells
propels my line into the star guide


I cry my eyes out

I would do absolutely anything.

I guess I would




the highway

birds fly over
Jun 10, 2011 rated it it was amazing
This is my review from The Poetry Project Newsletter. Thank to Corina Copp for publishing it, and for everyone at St. Mark's Poetry Project, home to innovative poetics!

Twenty years after her award-winning collection LOCKED FROM THE OUTSIDE (Yellow Press: Ted Berrigan Award), comes this much-anticipated second title. As it turns out her long hiatus was NEVER from poetry, just some time away from the poetry scene. WHAT A RELIEF! And because she never actually left poetry these new poe
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