A Walker in the City by Méira Cook PDF

By Méira Cook

Shortlisted for the 2012 Aqua Lansdowne Prize for Poetry

A interesting, ambling, loitering secret tale in verse, a whoizzit instead of a whodunit.

In this cutting edge and arresting narrative poem, Méira Cook's walker, a tender lady, is a personality being written by means of an "old urban poet," who's in flip being written by means of one other poet, for whom the younger lady, "Ms. Em Cook," has been an amanuensis. continually witty and infrequently hilarious, feather-light in contact, the e-book is an exciting exploration of significant matters: early life and age; lifestyles, loss of life and rebirth; the (dis)connection of language and fact; culture and the now. it really is an assemblage of 7 nesting sections, each one of them a type of chapbook talking to all the others and rounding out an extended poem of serious freshness. A Walker within the urban is specific, some of the most unique books Brick has ever published.

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