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By Susan Blackwell Ramsey

ISBN-10: 0803243383

ISBN-13: 9780803243385

Winner of the Prairie Schooner booklet Prize in Poetry, Susan Blackwell Ramsey’s A brain Like This is a piece of humor and wit, suddenly pleasant and whole of surprises because it displays at the oddness of daily life, the flora and fauna, literary background, pop culture, and extra. every thing is reasonable online game for Ramsey, who unearths poetry in love and ailment and existence, in fact, but additionally in knitting and unreliable bladders and the atypical identify of Kalamazoo. Neruda makes an visual appeal, as do Eric Clapton and Brahms, Leonard and Virginia Woolf, and Jimmy Stewart.
 
Whether staring at the pickled heads of Peter the Great’s offenders, thinking about “How to Seduce Henry David Thoreau,” turning into the insecure voice of Kalamazoo, or considering the intricacies of the  brain that blocks an expensive friend’s birthday whereas holding the identify of Emily Dickinson’s puppy in perpetuity, Ramsey’s assortment is smart and humorous, allusive and deeply felt.
 

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