Beautiful Zero: Poems by Jennifer Willoughby PDF

By Jennifer Willoughby

Incantatory, intimate, and incendiary, the poems of this award-winning debut are jam-packed with explosive wit and humor like “a knife you don’t see coming.” A kaleidoscopic intelligence flows via Beautiful Zero, embracing different types of tradition low and high in attempt to discovering which means within the chaos. Poems approximately Shark Week and school soccer sit down beside Roman Polanski and biting reviews of contemporary struggle. a chain of poems set in a Kaiser Permanente health center tear into the realm of privatized well-being care whereas at the same time charting a narrative of affection within the face of disaster. but even at her so much surreal, Willoughby continually reveals the pulsing middle on the center of the poem. She embraces what she can't comprehend approximately either the realm and herself simply because in spite of everything, “Nothing is as random as they are saying it truly is. / You have been born the weirdo that you simply are.”

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