Figment Cover


By Rebecca Wolff

W. W. Norton & Company, Hardcover, 9780393059182, 108pp.

Publication Date: May 3, 2004

"FIGMENT is a book of dark and witty poems, an amalgam of discrete parts: postconfessional lyric; poems that inhabit a territory of attempted engagement, of earnest failure to engage; poems written under the guiding star of the sentence fragment; and a series of spoofs and riffs on the vagaries of social interactions.