She Inserts the Key

She Inserts the Key

eBook - 2013
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Shortlisted for the 2013 Forward Prize for Best First Collection, She Inserts the Key is a startlingly good debut by Marianne Burton. Often dark, but with a sharply concise and compelling style, these poems draw you in with a?look at this!' urgency. This is a collection of voices: dodos and wallpaper chant obsessively, a cheese weeps for the calf whose milk it stole, a woman turned into soap dreams of her apotheosis as she washes into the sea. Uneasy yet fruitful juxtapositions abound: poems of war are set against poems of the natural world, a glimpse of a sparrowhawk is offset by a wide.
Publisher: New York : Seren, 2013.
ISBN: 9781781720394
1781720398
Branch Call Number: Internet Access
Characteristics: 1 online resource (108 pages).

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