worn thresholds by Julie Berry

By Julie Berry

studying Julie Berry's poetry potential getting into a brand new poetic house, crossing thresholds of discomfort and pleasure without delay uncooked and sophisticated. "like marie d’oignies who buried bloody/ mouthfuls of herself/ within the backyard/ i would like my poems to be like this," Berry writes in "Touching Ground." "Like this" is finely-turned and continually amazing, haunting as plainsong, throaty because the blues. Her photos are so thoroughly unforeseen and but so completely correct that you're left considering 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 vast 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.

Show description

Read Online or Download worn thresholds PDF

Similar women's poetry books

klagen, fragen, plagen: nachdenk-reime über vordenker-träume. (German Edition)

Geborene Aloisia Maria Hasenbichler,geboren 1944 in St. Stefan bei Finkenstein,Matura der Handelsakademie Villach 1963,Notariatsangestellte, Postbeamte, Hausfrau,Slowenisch-Studium in Klagenfurt ab 1994,Diplomarbeit über Passionsspiele 2002,Doktorarbeit über Florjan Lipuš.

The Perils of Geography

In her 3rd ebook of poetry The Perils of Geography, Helen Humphreys charts a global that opens lower than the prodding and promise of language. With the wit and eye for evocative aspect which won readers for either Gods and different Mortals and Nuns taking a look worried, hearing Radios, Humphreys probes the immediacy of now, the depth of this, the residue of then.

Communion of Saints: Poems

This selection of poems explores the saints of the church’s heritage and modern people who embrace anything in their charism. 3 sections are prepared round the topics of the 3 “theological virtues”: religion, portrayed as a resource of power in instances of trial; desire, the darkest within the publication, facing concerns of the body’s frailty, sickness, social discrimination, and the hunt for how to stay in the constraints of society; and love, supplying a panoply of outward-looking characters who provide to others in radical or own methods.

Street View: Poems

Maryann Corbett’s highway View is a landscape of perspectives: suburban and concrete avenues, proven in leaf and in snow; alleyways the place misfits lurk in darkness, but additionally the place “Adonis, charioteer of municipal waste assortment, rides with the morning”; and boulevards of previous constructions whose splendor is still indisputable, even if “prinked within the clown swimsuit of trade.

Additional resources for worn thresholds

Sample text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.19 of 5 – based on 37 votes