By Méira Cook

Shortlisted for the 2012 Aqua Lansdowne Prize for Poetry

A interesting, ambling, loitering secret tale in verse, a whoizzit instead of a whodunit.

In this leading 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 by way of one other poet, for whom the younger girl, "Ms. Em Cook," has been an amanuensis. consistently witty and infrequently hilarious, feather-light involved, the booklet is an wonderful exploration of significant concerns: formative years and age; lifestyles, dying and rebirth; the (dis)connection of language and truth; culture and the now. it truly is an assemblage of 7 nesting sections, every one of them a type of chapbook chatting with all the others and rounding out an extended poem of serious freshness. A Walker within the urban is specific, some of the most unique books Brick has ever published.

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