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Born Two By Allison Cobb,

  • Title: Born Two
  • Author: Allison Cobb
  • ISBN: 9780925904393
  • Page: 274
  • Format: Paperback
  • Poetry Allison Cobb s BORN TWO brings monsters out of memory and an unexpected sweetness out of the firestorms of language Hers is the mind of poetry, driven by history and lured by love, caught in the act of the need to know Like a child after family secrets, Cobb turns up truths than the ones she seems to be seeking Childlike, too, are her characters, whose advPoetry Allison Cobb s BORN TWO brings monsters out of memory and an unexpected sweetness out of the firestorms of language Hers is the mind of poetry, driven by history and lured by love, caught in the act of the need to know Like a child after family secrets, Cobb turns up truths than the ones she seems to be seeking Childlike, too, are her characters, whose adventures carry them nearer and nearer the beautiful, erotic, and tragic world of knowledge Susan Tichy For this new century, a poetry of minus signs Like many of her generation, Allison Cobb s curious about the wheres, whens and whys of our predicament Through compression, cubtraction, amputation and dispersal, she manages to scrape a hole across the ice on the windshield BORN TWO peels away the myths of the American West to reveal the twitchy nerve beneath Kevin Killian.
    Born Two Poetry Allison Cobb s BORN TWO brings monsters out of memory and an unexpected sweetness out of the firestorms of language Hers is the mind of poetry driven by history and lured by love caught in th

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    1. Allison Cobb s linguistically inventive take on origin in this case, a childhood spent in the colonialized, bomb born ambience of Los Alamos, NM is like the same strip of territory mapped by airplane, satellite, seismograph, hiker s sketches, local hearsay, and yellowed records from City Hall, all laid on top of one another until the area becomes palimpsest of the angles used to map it The result is a provoking experiment in locating a self in space and time poetry as echolocation, sound as soun [...]

    2. A romp er in the sense that everything is worn, frayed, last legs etc That the language is newish and known, a sound fulcrum, um sic becoming No being the master in these poems, no meaning no to those who wish to ah at the end of the poem section book Unless it s ah i just stepped on that honey That s this book Honey and glue and milky inconsistencies feeding both ends of the fire back to its original burning, ornery burning Loosie goosie fires that flap flap Yay

    3. Five very different, yet cohesive, sections make up this strange little book It s language is delightful, as are the risks it takes There s all sorts of collage, vispo, cancel text, prose poems, even a play of sorts Yet it s never as random or disjunctive as this write up might imply Read it, you ll be surprised

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