Bone Map: Poems (National Poetry Series) by Sara Eliza Johnson,Martha Collins

By Sara Eliza Johnson,Martha Collins

Sara Eliza Johnson's lovely, deeply visceral first assortment, Bone Map (2013 nationwide Poetry sequence Winner), pulls shards of tenderness from an international at the brink, the place violence and terror infuse the physique, the panorama, and goals: a handful of blackberries provided from bloodied fingers, bee stings likened to pulses of solar, a honeycomb of marrow uncovered. “All moments will shine in the event you lower them open. / Will glisten like entrails within the sun.” With figurative language that makes lengthy, associative leaps, and with metaphors and pictures that continuously resurrect themselves throughout poems, the gathering builds and transforms its international via a locomotive echo—a regenerative force—that involves parallel the psychic quest for redemption that unfolds in its moment part. the result's a deeply affecting composition that would determine the already embellished younger writer as a big and very important new voice in American poetry.

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