The Tatters (Wesleyan Poetry Series)

The Tatters (Wesleyan Poetry Series)

Brenda Coultas


during this nuanced and relocating new number of poems, Brenda Coultas weaves a meditation on modern lifestyles and our position in it. Coultas, who's identified for her investigative documentary procedure, turns her awareness to landfills and the extraordinary histories embedded within the fabrics came upon there. The poems make their domestic between city and rural detritus, waste, trinkets, and located gadgets. The name poem, for instance, takes its cue from the random, frequently excellent, pigeon feathers came upon on urban streets. In a continuing weave of poetic sentences, The Tatters explores how our human methods of exam are frequently certain up with destruction. those poems permit us to be current with the sorrow and horror of our damaging nature, and to honor the wildlife whereas acknowledging that this international now not exists in any natural shape, calling to us as a substitute from cracks within the sidewalk, trash tons, and previous gadgets.

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