It Becomes You
Currently unavailable to order
Publisher: Gray Wolf Pr
Published: Jan 8 2013
Height: 0.31 Width: 6.09 Depth: 8.98
Awards: Minnesota Book Award
Dobby Gibson's poetry . . . is equal parts tender, triumphant, exhilarating, disturbing, and thought provoking: it's fantastic. (The Corresponder)
* Shortlisted for the Believer Poetry Award *
From the backs of the books I love and am terrified by,
the great thinkers stare back at me
I am prepared to follow them anywhere!
Meditative, lyrical, aphoristic, and always leavened with a wry wit, the poems in Dobby Gibson's It Becomes You explore the divergent conditions by which we're perpetually defined--the daily weather, the fluctuations of the Dow, the growth of a cancer cell, the politics of the day. What surrounds us becomes us, Gibson suggests, in a book that will ultimately become you.