By Elizabeth Willis
American poet Elizabeth Willis has written an electrifying physique of labor spanning greater than 20 years. With a wild and inquisitive lyricism, Willis—“one of the main amazing poets of her iteration” (Susan Howe)—draws us into complicated styles of notion and feeling. The intimate and civic tackle of those poems is laced with subterranean affinities between painters, botanists, politicians, witches and agitators. Coursing via this paintings is the readability and resistance of a global that asks the poem to upward thrust to this, to talk its fury.
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Alive: New and Selected Poems by Elizabeth Willis