Ruth Roach Pierson

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A Skeletal Want

In her finest collection of poetry to date, Ruth Roach Pierson marshals her considerable expository powers to explore personhood, paranormal phenomenon, and mortality. A Skeletal Wand reaches out … 104 View

Realignment

“For the fortunate reader of Ruth Roach Pierson’s book, her “realignments” are all enlargements – of working vocabulary, as words such as “brindled,” … 88 View
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Hiding from Death in the Armoire

From: A Skeletal Want

Personae – The Harangue – A Plague of Ladybugs – The Cranberry Glass Pickle Jar – Plummet, Plunge, Plumed Descent – A Skeletal Wand – Animate Intransitive … 17 $1.70 Add
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I

From: Realignment

Realignment – Not Fog or Wasteland – Yakima Apples – So – Heads – Overheard in All That Jazz Café – Reading Tess of the d’Urbervilles – On … 23 $2.30 Add
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II

From: Realignment

Herat Carpets – After Betty Goodwin’s Untitled Nerves, No. 1, 1993 – Summertime – Agapanthus Blue Triumphator – Vanity Fair’s Lucian Freud – 33 Films in … 22 $2.20 Add
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Untranslatable Thought

From: A Skeletal Want

A wind has come and gone, taking apart the mind – Gone is the girl in her white slip – Beside the mirror over the sink the windows darkened into mirrors – Like an angel slapping … 12 $1.20 Add
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III

From: Realignment

Rare to contemplate – Hitler und die Deutschen—Volksgemeinshaft und Verbrechen – Viewing Armand Séguin’s Portrait of Madeleine Bernard – Jean Dubuffet’s … 26 $2.60 Add
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Unsafe Haven

From: A Skeletal Want

Overheard at Chicago Midway International Airport – The Quest – Italy on Five Phrases a Day – Low Tide – Eine Dunkle Seite – Reading Philip Whelan – An Upright … 20 $2.00 Add
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Aperture

From: A Skeletal Want

Reflective Moments – Stratov Gardens, Springtime – Window of My Studio 1940/44-1954 – Forest Path Leading to the Lair – After Josef Sudek’s Eggshells on Plate … 13 $1.30 Add
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Memento Mori

From: A Skeletal Want

Of course, I may be remembering it all wrong after, after—how many years? – Memento Mori – Ontological Inebriation – The Rituals of Autumn – When Sanguinary is Not … 19 $1.90 Add