Julie Berry's worn thresholds PDF

By Julie Berry

ISBN-10: 0919626750

ISBN-13: 9780919626751

interpreting Julie Berry's poetry ability getting into a brand new poetic house, crossing thresholds of ache and enjoyment straight away uncooked and subtle. "like marie d’oignies who buried bloody/ mouthfuls of herself/ within the backyard/ i want my poems to be like this," Berry writes in "Touching Ground." "Like this" is finely-turned and consistently excellent, haunting as plainsong, throaty because the blues. Her pictures are so thoroughly unforeseen and but so completely correct that you're left thinking about why you by no means imagined "the minute hand [falling] into the fridge and breakfast/ . . . clattering around the garden/ its spoons and bowls and burning toast." Her eye is raring and quirky; its extensive include enfolds the highways and cemeteries of southwestern Ontario, flying pianos, her lover's ex-neck, Elizabeth Graves Simcoe, furnishings cleaners, suicides and mass strandings. and naturally her reader. here's a poet whose honesty and wry humour loosen the tangles of the heart.

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