A Piece of Good News: Poems, Katie Peterson
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A Piece of Good News: Poems

Author: Katie Peterson

Narrator: Katie Peterson

Unabridged: 1 hr 1 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Macmillan Audio

Published: 06/18/2019

Genre: Poetry - American

Synopsis

A rich and challenging new collection from the young award-winning poetIn those days I began to see light under everybushel basket, light nearly splittingthe sides of the bushel basket. Light camethrough the rafters of the dairy where the gracklescongregated like well-taxed citizensuntransfigured even by hope. Understand I was the oneunderneath the basket. I was certain I had nothing to say. When I grew restless in the interior,the exterior gave.Dense, rich, and challenging, Katie Peterson’s A Piece of Good News explores interior and exterior landscapes, exposure, and shelter. Imbued with a hallucinatory poetic logic where desire, anger, and sorrow supplant intelligence and reason, these poems are powerful meditations of mourning, love, doubt, political citizenship, and happiness. Learned, wise, and witty, Peterson explodes the possibilities of the poetic voice in this remarkable and deeply felt collection.

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