Poetry | 108 pages | ISBN 978-1-4675-9898-9 | List Price:
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“There is no poet more expert in manipulating language than Kristen Orser. In “Lorraine,” she strings together fragments like popcorn or lace, like anything worth using to decorate. There is a marriage, a winter, a grasping at combination. There is the loss of something unidentified but alternatingly felt. Joined in the body, this poem is your fullest and emptiest feelings and, a treasure, how you never knew they’d been woven inside words. An absolutely stunning–perfect–first collection.” -Kat Dixon, author of Temporary Yes and Here/Other
“Kristen Orser’s poems are like peering in through a keyhole into an unfolded landscape–a view so slight but so suggestive, so filled with aching promise, so totally familiar are the memories your eyes grasp to connect to. The way a good book looks through your eyes into your brain.” -Russell Jaffe, author of This Super Doom I Aver