Unmentionables: Poems

Unmentionables: Poems

Beth Ann Fennelly


With based wordplay and her traditional subversive wit, Beth Ann Fennelly explores the "unmentionable"—not merely what's thought of too daring but additionally what can't be acknowledged simply because phrases are inadequate. In sections of brief narratives, she questions our daily human foibles. 3 longer sequences demonstrate her admirable succeed in and fierce intelligence: One, "The Kudzu Chronicles," is a rollicking piece in regards to the transplanted weed. one other, "Bertha Morisot: Retrospective," evokes a fancy lifestyles portrait of the French impressionist painter. The 3rd offers fifteen dream songs that just about out-Berryman Berryman.

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