Thunderbird (Wave Books)

Thunderbird (Wave Books)

Dorothea Lasky


"In traces that job my memory of how William Carlos Williams insisted that basically the mind's eye provides us entry to fact, Lasky's poems evoke a convention of dwelling, as bloody and lousy and beautiful as residing can ever be."—Julia Bloch, Bitch

"The attractive factor approximately Lasky, in all her paintings, yet relatively the following, is her skill to create that very same feel of earnestness, the feel that she is telling you a secret."—InDigest journal, InDigest Picks

Go, courageous and delicate reader, with Dorothea Lasky to the "purple inn / the place the fowl lives." elect her, as you could have willingly long past down the darkish passages earlier than, together with her bare-faced poems for suggestions. Thunderbird's managed rage plunges into the black inside armed with not anything yet guts and Lasky's personal fiery middle to mild the way.

Baby of air
You rose into the mystical
Side of things
You may possibly now not stay with us
We positioned you in a bit home
Where they close and locked the door
And at night
You blew out
And went wandering . . .

Dorothea Lasky is additionally the writer of Black Life and AWE, either from Wave Books. She lives in New York.

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