By Lyn Lifshin
In her largest, such a lot diversified, choice of poems, a woman is going into The Woods, Lyn Lifshin's intimate, extreme, startling poems variety from adolescent reports any younger (or no longer so younger) lady can establish with, to the curler coaster journey of anguish to ecstasy relationships. In her detailed and magical means she explores the complex, mysterious, ambivalent dating among moms and daughters, that consistently altering braid of soreness and pleasure, of regulate and uprising after which the opposite, because the daughter turns into the mum and the deaths of levels of the connection proceed. The ebook takes us into the immigrant event, the ravages of Auschwitz, to Hiroshima, Vietnam, Iraq and September eleven in addition to normal failures like Katrina, the 2005 Indonesia tsunami, the japanese tsunami and the 2010 Haiti earthquake. She shall we us into the realm of mad women, Madonnas, dancers and stocks secrets and techniques of poets from Robert Frost, who praised her early poems, to Dylan Thomas and Garcia Lorca. Lifshin provides us moments in Paris, Quebec, the Caribbean and Costa Rico and plunges us into the wonderful thing about Southwestern ruins, quiet New England snowscapes, Midwestern roads with a radio taking part in and exact moments with horses and cats, summer time lakes and the firefly crammed nights within the city within which she grew up.
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A Girl Goes into the Woods: Selected Poems by Lyn Lifshin