Flucht (Paperback)

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Poetry. Women's Studies. LGBT Studies. "Here is poetry of witness and vision, haunted by personal ghosts and those of history. Part lyrical travelogue, part oracular choiring, FLUCHT unfolds in perfect imperfect rhythm: swans in Poland bear memories of snow into a black canal, white owls wait in the birch trees of Siberia, a mother brings her newly adopted Russian daughter into an American Miracle Mart. There's a sober mistrust of redemption here, yet an abiding solace in the silence which surrounds all, and Matthees mines this, stunningly, transforming everything in her view. 'The moon has / shed her clothes after all because / it was just an agreement, language.'" Joni Wallace.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780898233544
ISBN-10: 0898233542
Publisher: New Rivers Press
Publication Date: October 15th, 2016
Pages: 69
Language: English