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Daughters for Sale
This second collection by Gianna Patriarca continues her poetic journey into the world of Italian...
Instead of Whom Does the Flower Bloom: The Poems of Vlado Kreslin
Kreslin's poetry is a beautiful aesthetic experience, evocative and subtle, particularly rich in natural imagery....
The Divine Genome
Perhaps in one sense, according to the author, Thomas Krampf's new book of poems, The...
Silt
The poems in Christl Verduyn's first collection reveal telling moments in lives that move between...
Illuminations
This text is in English and French. This edition of Rimbaud's masterpiece marks the first...
Canticles I: mmxvi
Book I of “The Canticles” puts into dialogue -- as dramatic monologues -- those who...
Like the narrator of Raymond Carver's poem “Shiftless,” Janet Fraser likes to sit in a chair for hours, perhaps with a cola. She'd like a stranger to say: “Don't I know you?” In Shiftless Fraser fearlessly explores the essence of her own life, some of her ancestors' lives, and the lives of other ordinary people who have often faced extraordinary challenges.

"Carmen dreams of pineapples, / fills herself with fire. / A dragon's flames on the sub- / Arctic acreage. / Covers carious rock / with red silk, lime chiffon. / Recalls / that first mustard crocus."
Shiftless

Janet Fraser
2014
Shiftless
Report on the Second Half of the Twentieth Century: Books I-IV
Variable Star
Elsewhere on Earth
Whirlwinds
Eleventh Toe
All I Have Is Words
Moon On Wild Grasses
Where The Sun Shines Best
Snow and Other Guises
On Order and Things
La Promeneuse au jasmin
The Passions of Mr. Desire: Selected Poems