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By Méira Cook

Shortlisted for the 2012 Aqua Lansdowne Prize for Poetry

A attention-grabbing, ambling, loitering secret tale in verse, a whoizzit instead of a whodunit.

In this leading edge and arresting narrative poem, Méira Cook's walker, a tender lady, is a personality being written through an "old urban poet," who's in flip being written by way of one other poet, for whom the younger girl, "Ms. Em Cook," has been an amanuensis. continually witty and infrequently hilarious, feather-light in contact, the e-book is an enjoyable exploration of significant matters: adolescence and age; lifestyles, demise and rebirth; the (dis)connection of language and fact; culture and the now. it truly is an assemblage of 7 nesting sections, each one of them a kind of chapbook talking to all of the others and rounding out a protracted poem of significant freshness. A Walker within the urban is exclusive, some of the most unique books Brick has ever published.

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