Poetry. "Katie Peterson's PERMISSION releases us to explore the unnatural nature of the world. She investigates, with wonder, the 'puckers in smooth song.' These poems offer a doubling, proliferating experience: a folding out and a folding in. Like the children's toy called the Jacob's Ladder, Peterson's poems unfurl endlessly without ever denying their ultimate human finitude. But what is permission if it is not defined by the transcending agency of its own incarnation, its eros, its awe? And so quiet miracles ensue. The ...

Permission 2013, New Issues Press

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