Ghost Girl

Ghost Girl

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Sly and sophisticated, direct, playful, and profound, Amy Gerstlera€™s new collection highlights her distinctive poetic style. In thirty-seven poems, using a variety of dramatic voices and visual techniques, she finds meaning in unexpected places, from a tour of a doll hospital to an ad for a CD of Beethoven symphonies to an earthy exploration of toast. Gerstlera€™s abiding interestsa€”in love and mourning, in science and pseudoscience, in the idea of an afterlife, in seances and magica€”are all represented here. Entertaining and erudite, complex yet accessible, these poems will enhance Gerstlera€™s reputation as an important contemporary poet.Swept out to sea, swept off her feet. The wind swept clay tiles ... The sweep of her hair made me weep all afternoon, till I was tired and ill. She made another silly, ... Terrible scenes that cana#39;t be swept from memory so easily. He swept into theanbsp;...

Title:Ghost Girl
Author:Amy Gerstler
Publisher:Penguin - 2004-04-06


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