Women in the Waiting Room (Paperback)

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"In astonishing lyrics that give us more than intimate negotiations of memory, the poems in WOMEN IN THE WAITING ROOM work an entrancing weave of Hindu mythology, ravishing songs, and the language of crisis hotlines as a means of limning the fate of women's bodies and psychological distress. If O'Hara's Personism figures a poem as a telephone call then Kapur's wondrous lines serve to heal, like all poignant and meaningful human to human exchanges: interventionist language that disrupts easy sanctuaries of meaning yet is consoling in its artfulness. I call this life on the page, one you'll be happy to encounter."

-Major Jackson



Product Details
ISBN: 9781625578235
ISBN-10: 1625578237
Publisher: Black Lawrence Press, Inc.
Publication Date: October 20th, 2020
Pages: 85
Language: English