Tuesday, July 20, 2010

new poetry book

I Should Have Given Them Water is a challenging new collection of poetry by San Francisco-based poet Eileen Malone. With an unflinching generosity of lush imagery, Malone turns nouns into verbs and verbs into nouns with carefully honed incongruity. She navigates the abstract, messy, expressionistic and humanistic, while maintaining tough, straight forward intensity. These poems are packed with powerful, penetrating struggles by a well-seasoned Feminist (mental health activist), feminine (wife, mother, daughter) poet with an amazing capability for risking, loving, and suspecting her world, all at the same time.

Order Through: Ragged Sky Press
PO Box 312
Annandale, NJ 08801

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