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Swallowed Light

Swallowed Light

Paperback

General Poetry

Publisher Price: $16.00

ISBN10: 1556596006
ISBN13: 9781556596001
Publisher: Copper Canyon Pr
Published: May 10 2022
Pages: 96
Weight: 0.40
Height: 0.40 Width: 5.90 Depth: 8.90
Language: English

Ocean Vuong meets Natalie Diaz in dreamlike, blood-soaked verse that explores the cost of memory and mourning.

Swallowed Light begins at the opened clearing of myth, at the mouth of history. In his breathtaking debut poetry collection, Michael Wasson writes into the gaps left by a legacy of erasure--the wholly American fracture of colonialism--where the indigenous tongue is determined to bloom against its own vanishing. These poems mourn and build with pattern and intricacy, intuition and echo, calling ocean and heartbreak and basalt, monsters and bullets and bones, until they form one vibrant song.

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