[KINDLE] The Octopus Museum author Brenda Shaughnessy

  • Hardcover
  • 96
  • The Octopus Museum
  • Brenda Shaughnessy
  • English
  • 16 February 2020
  • 9780525655657

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Brenda Shaughnessy ¹ 0 Summary Summary ã PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ¹ Brenda Shaughnessy Free read The Octopus Museum · PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook In these pages we see that what was once a generalized fear for our children car accidents falling from a tree is now hyper reasonable specific and multiple school shootings nuclear attack loss of health care a polluted planet As Shaughnessy conjures our potential future she movingly and often with humor en. Kind of an odd read Partitioned into a few titled sections The Octopus Museum follows course in feeling a bit too disparate Both thematic and formal shifts are pronounced and seemingly haphazard in their integration into the larger collection here and there are a handful of cringy try hard dictive choices that do not work at all That said this is freuently very very beautiful and a bit near impenetrable in the wonderful ways uality poetry often is it s been a while since I ve have to excavate so rewardingly individual turns of phrase and thematic spinnings The first section in particular is so perfect that it largely sets up the rest of the work to disappoint even as it remains mostly very good Somewhat inconsistent and not always woven together elegantly but with individual entries as strong as anything I ve read in a while

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Brenda Shaughnessy ¹ 0 Summary Summary ã PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ¹ Brenda Shaughnessy Free read The Octopus Museum · PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Visions an age where cephalopods might rule over humankind a fate she suggests we may just deserve after destroying their oceans These heartbreaking terrified poems are the battle cry of a woman who is fighting for the survival of the world she loves and a stirring exhibition of who we are as a civilization. We were uite literally gunning for our own extinction it now seems obvious If not by pandemic or self inflicted extreme climate events or bordernation hysteria gleefully murderous cops and presidents and dictators the infinite variations of pollution and cruelty and deliberate ignorance we threw children in prison we let them be sold and who was we we wondernow that we are no longer us

Summary ã PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ¹ Brenda Shaughnessy

Brenda Shaughnessy ¹ 0 Summary Summary ã PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ¹ Brenda Shaughnessy Free read The Octopus Museum · PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook This collection of bold and scathingly beautiful feminist poems imagines what comes after our current age of environmental destruction racism sexism and divisive politicsInformed by Brenda Shaughnessy's craft as a poet and her worst fears as a mother the poems in The Octopus Museum blaze forth from her pen. Gorgeous uniue language line by line and poem by poem It s free verse and yet it falls into comforting familiar rhythms and never sounds false or forced The subjects are wide ranging really an extraordinary mix of different varieties of perfectly observed moments The book itself is gorgeous too a largish hardcover that s such a treat to hold and to smell with an ink in water jacket photo that seems just right for the poems inside not completely random and yet open to allowing a beautiful chaos in