Sarah: Of Fragments and Lines
A National Poetry Series winner, chosen by Eileen Myles.
Set to the music of rain, these shattered elegies seek communion in the ethereal place between birth and death.
As a reader I feel included a lot in Julie Carr’s hard and beautiful book. I can pretty much hear its author speaka whispering that enables us into its world . . . a masterfully sutured journey, painfu
It also helps that she's my english teacher too.
Not that I'm biased or anything!
“I am sorry, which is to say sore,
or full of sorrow. To rely is to rally or to re-tie, to
gather. This ligamental terrain we lie on. In.
The torn bit of skin is expectant: waits to be replaced.
I’m placed as kin toward word. Guarding and regarding
that which will round or will rend me.”—("Inward Abstracts")
“Learn as you are dying how to
behave like one near dead. As magpie, you are eave-bound,
acquisitive, indiscriminate. Beak clipping the scraps of your old
existence, the strings ...more