Every Shameless Ray

October 25, 2018|
Every Shameless Ray by Leslie Timmins
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The capacity of the world to signal and illuminate, restore and repair, fuels the poems in Every Shameless Ray. Emotionally acute, intellectually intriguing, and playful in form, these poems rely upon the unreliable, as when a tipped-over kayaker rides a river's current upside-down and discovers a channel to another world. Misunderstanding a child's word leads to a glimpse of longed-for innocence, or when assuming love will not be found signals, in the movement of a man's hands, a love that will last for years when he eases out the under-row of the black seeds of a papaya. Like the shock of seeing a Matisse painting, underestimated by the artist as merely decorative, these encounters "tear the fabric of the world."

In poems of tenderness and ruthless truth, Every Shameless Ray disrupts personal terror, familial myth, art historical bias, and political madness, offering some unlikely means for living in our unlikely times.

Title:Every Shameless RayFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:118 pages, 6 X 7.5 X 0.3 inShipping dimensions:118 pages, 6 X 7.5 X 0.3 inPublished:October 25, 2018Publisher:Inanna PublicationsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1771335777

ISBN - 13:9781771335775

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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