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A Mind Like This (Prairie Schooner Book Prize in Poetry) - download pdf or read online

By Susan Blackwell Ramsey

ISBN-10: 0803243383

ISBN-13: 9780803243385

Winner of the Prairie Schooner publication Prize in Poetry, Susan Blackwell Ramsey’s A brain Like This is a piece of humor and wit, without warning pleasant and entire of surprises because it displays at the oddness of lifestyle, the wildlife, literary historical past, pop culture, and extra. every little thing is reasonable video game for Ramsey, who reveals poetry in love and illness and existence, in fact, but in addition in knitting and unreliable bladders and the bizarre identify of Kalamazoo. Neruda makes an visual appeal, as do Eric Clapton and Brahms, Leonard and Virginia Woolf, and Jimmy Stewart.
Whether watching the pickled heads of Peter the Great’s offenders, considering “How to Seduce Henry David Thoreau,” changing into the insecure voice of Kalamazoo, or brooding about the intricacies of the  brain that blocks an expensive friend’s birthday whereas conserving the identify of Emily Dickinson’s puppy in perpetuity, Ramsey’s assortment is smart and humorous, allusive and deeply felt.

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