Beyond this Amniotic Dream
Poems by Susan Niz
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There are stories contained in this collection, intimate and rich, but they aren't simply handed to you. They are threaded through imagery at times tender or terse, both subtle and original, carefully wrought and raw. They are inlaid with a trinity of the body, nature and the cosmos. They exist in the gulf between death and family. Perhaps this is the environment these stories need to truly shine through the artifice of presentation and seep into our skin. Listening and Reading aren't necessarily the same action. But for work like this, they should be. How else does one dare approach the cosmos?
- Khary Jackson, author of Any Psalm You Want
Excerpt: I Am the Mis-named Island (at Blue Bonnet Review)
* All proceeds from this collection will be donated to the Equal Justice Initiative, an organization "committed to ending mass encarceration and excessive punishment in the United States, to challenging racial and economic injustice, and to potecting basic human rights for the most vulnerable people in American society."