Download e-book for kindle: A Mind Like This (Prairie Schooner Book Prize in Poetry) by Susan Blackwell Ramsey

By Susan Blackwell Ramsey

Winner of the Prairie Schooner booklet Prize in Poetry, Susan Blackwell Ramsey’s A brain Like This is a piece of humor and wit, all of sudden pleasant and entire of surprises because it displays at the oddness of daily life, the flora and fauna, literary background, pop culture, and extra. every little thing is reasonable video game for Ramsey, who unearths poetry in love and disorder and existence, after all, but in addition in knitting and unreliable bladders and the bizarre identify of Kalamazoo. Neruda makes an visual appeal, as do Eric Clapton and Brahms, Leonard and Virginia Woolf, and Jimmy Stewart.
Whether staring at the pickled heads of Peter the Great’s offenders, brooding about “How to Seduce Henry David Thoreau,” turning into the insecure voice of Kalamazoo, or considering the intricacies of the  brain that blocks an expensive friend’s birthday whereas conserving the identify of Emily Dickinson’s puppy in perpetuity, Ramsey’s assortment is sensible and humorous, allusive and deeply felt.

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