The Wife of the Left Hand


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Poetry. In her first full-length collection of poems, THE WIFE OF THE LEFT HAND, the poet Nancy Kuhl explores the lyric possibilities found within the sometimes narrow space of the domestic interior, caught between the quotidian and the uncanny. In language that is by turns sensual and spare, elegant and oneiric, the images and music of this collection reveal and recast the daily ambiguities of living with others, "the fragile arrangement all blue / at the seams," and the uncertain line between the hidden and the apparent, ...

The Wife of the Left Hand 2007, Shearsman Books

ISBN-13: 9781905700066

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