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The Fissures of Our Throats
Guernica Editions, Fall 2014
68 pages
Trade Paperback
ISBN13: 9781550719932
ISBN10: 1550719939
English
$15.00 Canada, $15.00 US

The Fissures of Our Throats flirts with the desire to recall and translate the past into some new, possible story. The poems resist and embrace lyric, but welcome a seeing into and through. There is flesh here, even romance, doubting and restless. Things can be told or surmised, but not settled on. There is a reluctant willingness to reveal, to misunderstand these words as memoir. To have fun in the darker corners.
Lions lived outside, / we walked among them. / Some stayed / close enough to smell the rotting vines / and made their camp.

Books by Edward Nixon

The Fissures of Our Throats