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The King

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The King


By Rebecca Wolff

W. W. Norton & Company, Hardcover, 9780393069327, 127pp.

Publication Date: June 1, 2009

The King is a groundbreaking collection following a Self--a mother, lover, wife, thinker--in her fractured approach to the absolutes of pregnancy, postpartum depression, childrearing, belief, love, and epistemology. Here is a potent exploration of one woman's coming together with the Other--her hard-won attachment to "the King."

from "Deeply Psychological"

And then I surfaced

a whole matrix

or rubric

magical thinking

other kinds of thinking

but in layers, you understand,

with supremacy

a honeycomb.