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A Walker in the City by Méira Cook PDF

By Méira Cook

Shortlisted for the 2012 Aqua Lansdowne Prize for Poetry

A interesting, 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 girl, is a personality being written via an "old urban poet," who's in flip being written through one other poet, for whom the younger girl, "Ms. Em Cook," has been an amanuensis. continually witty and infrequently hilarious, feather-light involved, the ebook is an pleasing exploration of great concerns: early life and age; lifestyles, loss of life and rebirth; the (dis)connection of language and truth; culture and the now. it truly is an assemblage of 7 nesting sections, every one of them a type of chapbook chatting with all of the others and rounding out an extended poem of serious freshness. A Walker within the urban is unique, probably the most unique books Brick has ever published.

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