By Méira Cook
A interesting, ambling, loitering secret tale in verse, a whoizzit instead of a whodunit.
In this cutting edge and arresting narrative poem, Méira Cook's walker, a tender lady, is a personality being written by means of an "old urban poet," who's in flip being written through one other poet, for whom the younger lady, "Ms. Em Cook," has been an amanuensis. regularly witty and sometimes hilarious, feather-light in contact, the publication is an pleasing exploration of significant matters: adolescence and age; lifestyles, loss of life and rebirth; the (dis)connection of language and truth; culture and the now. it's an assemblage of 7 nesting sections, every one of them a kind of chapbook chatting with all of the others and rounding out an extended poem of serious freshness. A Walker within the urban is distinct, essentially the most unique books Brick has ever published.
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