By Susan Blackwell Ramsey

ISBN-10: 0803243383

ISBN-13: 9780803243385

Winner of the Prairie Schooner ebook Prize in Poetry, Susan Blackwell Ramsey’s A brain Like This is a piece of humor and wit, without notice pleasant and entire of surprises because it displays at the oddness of way of life, the wildlife, literary background, pop culture, and extra. every thing is reasonable online game for Ramsey, who unearths poetry in love and disorder and existence, in fact, but additionally in knitting and unreliable bladders and the unusual identify of Kalamazoo. Neruda makes an visual appeal, as do Eric Clapton and Brahms, Leonard and Virginia Woolf, and Jimmy Stewart.
 
Whether watching the pickled heads of Peter the Great’s offenders, brooding about “How to Seduce Henry David Thoreau,” turning into the insecure voice of Kalamazoo, or pondering the intricacies of the  brain that blocks an expensive friend’s birthday whereas conserving the identify of Emily Dickinson’s puppy in perpetuity, Ramsey’s assortment is sensible and humorous, allusive and deeply felt.
 

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