Poetry. Winner of the 1999 Gerald Cable Book Award. "What sensual enchantments and imaginative adventures await the reader of Nin Andrews' latest volume. Her poems are witty, vivacious, surprising. Houdini will show up and paraphrase Heraclitus. Or the sign at the Pasta Palace ('Cook Needed') will turn into an erotic daydream ('Cock Needed') with the logic of an entry in a book of lies. Andrews liberates debased forms (the chain letter, the earnest Yuletide family report) and assimilates unusual influences (Borges, Henri ...

Why They Grow Wings 2001, Story Line Press

ISBN-13: 9781878851154

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