Méira Cook's A Walker in the City PDF

By Méira Cook

Shortlisted for the 2012 Aqua Lansdowne Prize for Poetry

A attention-grabbing, ambling, loitering secret tale in verse, a whoizzit instead of a whodunit.

In this leading edge and arresting narrative poem, Méira Cook's walker, a tender lady, is a personality being written through an "old urban poet," who's in flip being written through one other poet, for whom the younger lady, "Ms. Em Cook," has been an amanuensis. consistently witty and infrequently hilarious, feather-light in contact, the publication is an interesting exploration of great matters: adolescence and age; lifestyles, loss of life and rebirth; the (dis)connection of language and fact; culture and the now. it's an assemblage of 7 nesting sections, every one of them a kind of chapbook talking to all the others and rounding out a protracted poem of significant freshness. A Walker within the urban is specific, probably the most unique books Brick has ever published.

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