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Storm Crop Stacie Leatherman BlazeVOX [books]

 In this almanac of love and weather, lyric address sounds a place for the trans-migratory reach of souls.  At once scientific and sensuous, Leatherman's poems celebrate the whim and tug of a body's meshes, how listening inheres through falling apart.  Her questionings urge us to an exteriority, where the commons strike, like "clams cracked on an otter's belly."  If there be an ecosystem to longing, Storm Crop alphabetizes its thresholds and margins, forging a language for the closet of openness.  A book of beautiful transitions, both in and outside the world, and contagiously between, sung with duende.

 

—Jonathan Skinner

 

 

More and more, I see those who want to figure out and document the puzzling emotions that come with an awareness of one’s involvement in global events turn to poetry. Stacie Leatherman’s Storm Crop is part of this. It is a psychogeographical accounting of contemporary experience. She turns to her subconscious in order to attempt an honest accounting of these emotions and then she organizes these with an alphabetical inclusiveness. It is a book of empathy and of longing.

 

—Juliana Spahr

 

 

Stacie Leatherman is the author of two books of poetry and has an MFA from the Vermont College of Fine Arts. Her work has appeared in Barrow Street, Caketrain, Crazyhorse, Diagram, elimae, and New American Writing, among others. She blogs things literary and ecopoetic at stacieleatherman.com. She lives with her husband and son near Cleveland, Ohio.

 

 


Book Information:
 

· Paperback: 120 pages

· Binding: Perfect-Bound

· Publisher: BlazeVOX [books] 

· ISBN: 978-1-60964-051-4

 

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