Poetry. "From the ugly stick to the dirty martini Jeffrey Morgan uncovers much to cry shame about in this book of crumbling points and ambiguous figures. Cry shame? I mean to suggest that there's much exquisite articulation here, meaning jointedness, meaning mano-a-mano encounters of the most uncertain kind, meaning a way--all through the book--of breaking-it-down that's always verging on both collapse and a way of teasing out desire. Here, reading strategies rub torsos with rescue strategies; 'an insatiable loneliness' ...

Crying Shame 2011, Blazevox Books

ISBN-13: 9781935402770

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