Thursday, March 7, 2013

Today's poetry. The Country Between Us, Carolyn Forche, 1981, Cooper Canyon Press. Scooped four books of poetry today from the ever improving Black Squirrell. This is the one I want to tell you about. It is direct, strong. Here is what Margaret Atwood had to say about it: "Here is a poetry of courage and passion, which manages to be tender and achingly sensual and what is often called 'political' at the same time." I couldn't have said it better

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