"Laura Walker's atlas is sung and wrung out of a deep listening to every word, and this is rare. The poems are full of dirt, weeds and butternut squash, but even if the place from which (not of which) Walker writes were full of skyscrapers or stripmalls, her connection to her language and her materials would be as particular, as true. Such singularity of connection (actual!) opens the field of meaning and experience for the reader coming into it, to gather and move, to suffer in spells and flower 'in the greening and the ...

Rimertown: An Atlas 2008, University of California Press, Berkeley, CA

ISBN-13: 9780520254602

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Rimertown: An Atlas 2008, University of California Press, Berkeley, CA

ISBN-13: 9780520254596

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