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About the Book

Laura Kasischke's poems have the same haunting qualities and truth as our most potent memories and dreams. Through ghostly voices, fragmented narratives, overheard conversations, songs, and prayers in language reminiscent of medieval lyrics converted into contemporary idiom, the poems in Space, In Chains create a visceral strangeness true to its own music.

So we found ourselves in an ancient
place, the very air around us bound by
chains. There was stagnant water in
which lightning was reflected, like
desperation in a dying eye. Like
science. Like a dull rock plummeting
through space, tossing off flowers and
veils, like a bride. And

also the subway. Speed under ground.
And the way each body in the room
appeared to be a jar of wasps and
flies that day—but, enchanted, like
frightened children's laughter.

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Space, in Chains

Published March 15, 2011 by Copper Canyon Press in Port Townsend, USA .
Written in English.

Edition Notes

Lannan Literary Selections

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Number of pages
8.9 x 6 x .4 inches

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History Created April 8, 2011 · 6 revisions Download catalog record: RDF / JSON

October 21, 2017 Edited by CrystalV added tags
August 4, 2017 Edited by CrystalV added tags, series, isbn 13 & goodreads
October 27, 2011 Edited by LC Bot import new book
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