By Elizabeth Willis
American poet Elizabeth Willis has written an electrifying physique of labor spanning greater than two decades. With a wild and inquisitive lyricism, Willis—“one of the main extraordinary poets of her new release” (Susan Howe)—draws us into problematic styles of concept and feeling. The intimate and civic handle 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 international that asks the poem to upward push to this, to talk its fury.
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Alive: New and Selected Poems by Elizabeth Willis