By Cheryl Pallant

Barrytown/Station Hill Press, Inc., 9781581770803

Publication Date: January 1, 2010

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This series of experimental poems—written in continuous prose-like paragraphs but with the rhythmic attentiveness of the finest verse - allows the ever-shifting present to emerge like various threads of a fabric in the making. Economic, political, and poetic subjects weave through the text, delivering meanings on one page that are unraveled on the next. Familiar word patterns transmute suddenly with an associative leap or syntactic twist or a play on sound, enacting the sense of the body in motion, the self seeking the other, or catching glimpses of the divine.

About the Author

Cheryl Pallant is a poet, writer, dancer and performance artist. She teaches in the English and Dance & Choreography Departments of Virginia Commonwealth University. She has served as the Performance Art Guide at About.com, and is also the author of Uncommon Grammar Cloth (Barrytown/Station Hill Press).