Swan Electric (Paperback)
W. W. Norton & Company, 9780393325089, 88pp.
Publication Date: December 17, 2003
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April Bernard's idiosyncratic and profoundly emotional voice combines flights of fancy, moral sternness, and wit in broadly explorative poems--from a memoir sequence about the East Village in the 1980s, to "disheveled" sonnets of self-interrogation, to darkly comic hallucinations.