Figment (Paperback)

By Rebecca Wolff

W. W. Norton & Company, 9780393327618, 108pp.

Publication Date: December 17, 2005

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What is a poem? Figment suggests myriad possible answers: a post-confession, a remnant lyric, an unerringly wistful invention. Rebecca Wolff makes use of every tool at her disposal to create charming, discomfiting poems, spiked with "shrewd summings-up" and "nervy, controlled lyric bursts" (Maureen N. McLane, Chicago Tribune).