By Lyn Lifshin
In her largest, so much different, choice of poems, a lady is going into The Woods, Lyn Lifshin's intimate, excessive, startling poems diversity from adolescent reports any younger (or no longer so younger) lady can establish with, to the curler coaster trip of anguish to ecstasy relationships. In her distinct and magical method she explores the advanced, mysterious, ambivalent dating among moms and daughters, that consistently altering braid of discomfort and pleasure, of keep an eye on and uprising after which the opposite, because the daughter turns into the mummy and the deaths of phases of the connection proceed. The ebook takes us into the immigrant adventure, the ravages of Auschwitz, to Hiroshima, Vietnam, Iraq and September eleven in addition to traditional mess ups like Katrina, the 2005 Indonesia tsunami, the japanese tsunami and the 2010 Haiti earthquake. She shall we us into the realm of mad women, Madonnas, dancers and stocks secrets and techniques of poets from Robert Frost, who praised her early poems, to Dylan Thomas and Garcia Lorca. Lifshin provides us moments in Paris, Quebec, the Caribbean and Costa Rico and plunges us into the wonderful thing about Southwestern ruins, quiet New England snowscapes, Midwestern roads with a radio enjoying and particular moments with horses and cats, summer time lakes and the firefly crammed nights within the city during which she grew up.
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A Girl Goes into the Woods: Selected Poems by Lyn Lifshin