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“Identified, pressed, touched ‘repeatedly or restlessly, pleasured, hankered after, pointed at with the finger. Laura Wetherington means everything, all of everything. ‘The map is not the territory, said Alfred Korzybski. Perhaps Wetheringtons map is the territory. ‘All I want is universe, she winks."—C.S. Giscombe, National Poetry Series judge

From “You Slip Through My Fingers”:

This is a verb: your fingers.

This is a noun: my

desire. They make

a sentence: you finger

my desire.

Strong, cathartic language on subjects ranging as wide as orgasm as deep as music, as timely as place, these debut poems speak clearly to history both personal and liberatory.

Laura Wetherington, a Virginia native, teaches creative writing at Eastern Michigan University. She co-founded and co-edits Textsound, an online journal of experimental poetry and sound.

Synopsis:

A debut collection of unusual surefootedness and force. These are sexy, wise poems about desire, selfness, music, and time.

About the Author

Laura Wetherington: Laura Wetherington, a Virginia native, teaches creative writing at Eastern Michigan University and in University of Michigan's New England Literature Program. She co-founded and co-edits textsound.org: an online journal of experimental poetry and sound. This is her first book.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781934200490
Author:
Wetherington, Laura
Publisher:
Fence Books
Subject:
Single Author / American
Subject:
Poetry-A to Z
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
National Poetry Series
Publication Date:
20111131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
80
Dimensions:
8 x 6 in

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