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CONTINENTSHOMELANDS OF YOUR SOULWHEN SHE IS MOST ACCESSIBLE GERSTLER of your soulWhen she is most accessible Gerstler powerful language and images aslant give her poems their strongest impact Graciously welcome the truantsoul home as
YOU STUTTER YOUR LOVE THAT THIN stutter your love that thin exhaustwe exhale every day Recipe for Trouble A Measured Joy Montage of Disasters Mixed Messages A Fan Letternot a lot I liked in this collection but still a Gerstler helluva read Here is my overall favoriteSong is a must read for fans of bizarre absurdity. Ecipes and the scent of geraniums Gerstler twines language into sublime confections of elegance and silliness seeking support between progress and patholog.
and effective Her one of those claim there s a roadthrough this nightmare terrainover crevice and fissurehill and dale of that planetafloat in the cup of your skull your thoughts native soila gray world thickly crisscrossedby little rivers shrouded in cloudYou survived the peeling backof your brain s protectiveTouching And Effective Her
membranes one dubbed dura materhard mother by early surgeonsbecause it s so hard to cut through another called arachnoidfor itsone dubbed dura materhard mother by early surgeonsbecause it s so hard to cut through another called arachnoidfor its likeness to spiderwebYou joked drunkenly while wakingfrom an operation where virtuosoneurosurgeons sliced your brainlike a rich birthday cake It sgross understatement to say your path sstrewn with obstacles the migrationof proper names the debris of seizuresDemerol s flapping circus tentdizzily printed with wild red spiralsyour family s abject panic all this enclosed by a survivalcurve s high electrified fenceSmiling you comfort your loved onesfear lodged in their throats like fish bonesI cannot say how much I admire youw. Ibility that is by turns extravagant wistful erudite playful and profound Love lies in wait in these poems populated with such as deserters from circuses .
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Visceral sardonic highly descriptive Dark and also laugh out loud funny Amy Gerstler is one of my favorite living Ameican poets There is
always a tinge of darkness lurking in the background in her poems i am probablya tinge of darkness lurking in the background in her poems i am probably off base on this but there is something about her work that reminds me of John Ashbery spelling is wrong Sort of layers of meanings or language on top of each other Very textural yet emotional at the same time Bewildering beautiful poems that work on me on many levels I wish I could come up with half the wacky images Amy does
re beautiful and and somehow all cohere to make strange sense in this world and some other I had seen an Amy Gerstler poem I liked and so I randomly selected this 1997 volume from the library shelvesGerstler s strength is her plain language combined with highly unusual images and perspectives Many of the poems in this collection were bleak and hard for me to penetrate yet each had its value of arresting ideas and descriptionsWhen Gerstler chose to write directly and personally she produced her best poems I think One abou. An award winning poet explores language and loveThey Re Beautiful And
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