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Every Substance Clothed
Kathleen Halme
0820317624
Oct 1995
Paperback
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Equipoise
Kathleen Halme
1889330191
Nov 1998
Hardcover
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From Publishers Weekly
In "We Grow Accustomed to Dark," the first poem of her second collection, Halme cruises down "the black sash of river," past the detritus of the old South, the crass commercialism of the new, and through to her own more intimate memoirs of "the cotton shop/ where we bought summer." Seemingly on an extended, coastal vacation with her "polite Southern husband," Halme uses her moments of repose to both deflate and celebrate bourgeois life, where "a whalish blimp chubs by/ to tell us where to eat tonight." Her graceful, self-aware lines well capture "full beauty/ in moments, in flashes," particularly in "When the Sea Laughed Itself into a Foam," an eerie, near-sestina on seeing a new house overcome by the sea. Elsewhere, she muses on sexuality ("The Wanton, Harmless Folds of Dreams") relationships ("Antidote to...


Equipoise
Kathleen Halme
1889330205
Nov 1998
Paperback
·
 
From Publishers Weekly
In "We Grow Accustomed to Dark," the first poem of her second collection, Halme cruises down "the black sash of river," past the detritus of the old South, the crass commercialism of the new, and through to her own more intimate memoirs of "the cotton shop/ where we bought summer." Seemingly on an extended, coastal vacation with her "polite Southern husband," Halme uses her moments of repose to both deflate and celebrate bourgeois life, where "a whalish blimp chubs by/ to tell us where to eat tonight." Her graceful, self-aware lines well capture "full beauty/ in moments, in flashes," particularly in "When the Sea Laughed Itself into a Foam," an eerie, near-sestina on seeing a new house overcome by the sea. Elsewhere, she muses on sexuality ("The Wanton, Harmless Folds of Dreams") relationships ("Antidote to...

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