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Méira Cook's A Walker in the City PDF

By Méira Cook

ISBN-10: 1926829727

ISBN-13: 9781926829722

Shortlisted for the 2012 Aqua Lansdowne Prize for Poetry

A attention-grabbing, ambling, loitering secret tale in verse, a whoizzit instead of a whodunit.

In this leading edge and arresting narrative poem, Méira Cook's walker, a tender lady, is a personality being written through an "old urban poet," who's in flip being written by way of one other poet, for whom the younger girl, "Ms. Em Cook," has been an amanuensis. continuously witty and sometimes hilarious, feather-light in contact, the booklet is an exciting exploration of great concerns: early life and age; existence, loss of life and rebirth; the (dis)connection of language and fact; culture and the now. it really is an assemblage of 7 nesting sections, every one of them a type of chapbook talking to all of the others and rounding out a protracted poem of serious freshness. A Walker within the urban is extraordinary, essentially the most unique books Brick has ever published.

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