How do we discover our deepest desires, those that at once elude and define us? And is it in the discovery--indeed, the realization--of such desires that we finally encounter our essential selves? Erotikon, Susan Mitchell's astounding new collection, invites us to examine, in shattering detail, the anatomy of pleasure. Sexual appetite--voracious and violent, delicate and lingering--is the pathway to discovery, not just of the self, but of the vast world to which we are connected. Mitchell wants to be shattered, smashed, ...

Erotikon: Poems 2001, Harper Perennial, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780060959593

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Erotikon: Poems 2000, Harper, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780060553531