Fur(l) Parachute by Shannon MaguireFur(l) Parachute by Shannon Maguire

Fur(l) Parachute

byShannon Maguire

Paperback | May 20, 2013

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fur(l) parachute claims as its surrogate the Old English poem "Wulf and Eadwacer." Declining from a mutant echo of this 19 line fragment that appears in the 10thC Exeter Manuscript as a text that might be a riddle, or an example of a woman's lament, or even a broken elegy, the language of fur(l) parachute is further disrupted by such texts as instructions on how to make a parachute lure for fly fishing or the misreading of mathematical knot diagrams. Wryly troubling origins, this poem multiplies its outlawed longings for all that cannot cross.
Shannon Maguire grew up on the mouth of Lake Superior and now lives in Guelph Ontario. Her poetry has appeared in CV2, Ditch, Gultch: An Assemplage of Poetry and Prose (2009), as well as other places. She is the author of three chapbooks: Vowel Wolves & Other Knots (2011), Fruit Machine (2012), and A Web of Knots (2012). A suite of poe...
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Title:Fur(l) ParachuteFormat:PaperbackDimensions:96 pages, 8 × 6 × 0.68 inPublished:May 20, 2013Publisher:BookThugLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1927040604

ISBN - 13:9781927040607

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