By Sarah Rose Nordgren
Best Bones is a home. should you stroll round the rooms of the home, you overhear the wishes and griefs of a relatives, in addition to the unresolved matters of lingering ghosts. many of the voices in the home fight opposed to the kin roles and social identities that they have to put on like heavy garments—mother, father, spouse, husband, sister, brother, servant, and grasp. these kind of voices crave unification; they wish to affix themselves into one complete sentient being, into “a mansion guidance itself.”
The poems in Best Bones additionally discover the adventure of residing in a actual physique, and the way the wildlife intersects with artifical landscapes and applied sciences. In it, mom has a reset button, servants mixture into the furnishings, and a physician patiently oversees the being pregnant of the earth.
In those poems, the physique is a operating desktop, a repository of early life fantasy and archetype, and a window to the non secular global. The poems try to be visceral at the point of dream, or of a narrative that's part remembered and part fabricated.
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Best Bones (Pitt Poetry Series) by Sarah Rose Nordgren