A Stick That Breaks and Breaks: Selected Poems

A Stick That Breaks and Breaks Selected Poems In this remarkable book her fourth collection of poems Marianne Boruch continues to explore the world around her with curiosity wry humor searching skepticism and thoughtful tenderness Her poems

  • Title: A Stick That Breaks and Breaks: Selected Poems
  • Author: Marianne Boruch
  • ISBN: 9780932440808
  • Page: 261
  • Format: Paperback
  • In this remarkable book, her fourth collection of poems, Marianne Boruch continues to explore the world around her with curiosity, wry humor, searching skepticism, and thoughtful tenderness Her poems range widely, letting themselves be triggered, often, by quite ordinary events and people, in order to launch themselves into unpredictable questions and considerations.

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    1. I'm liking the progression of her voice, form, and subjects throughout the years. That egg opens because a thing wants out.Days turn like that to light.Love is a wheel and a weight. Tomatoes would have given their summer blood to it.Poor child who knows what he knows, and we are fools.Thinking is mostly trying not to drown.How a wound stains. How we love to look at it.On tables, at cupboards, white is every cherished distance in the Apple, in bread, now cut and abandoned, as if someone heard a v [...]

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