Download PDF by Rebecca Lindenberg: Love, an Index (McSweeney's Poetry Series)

By Rebecca Lindenberg

ISBN-10: 1936365790

ISBN-13: 9781936365791

A guy disappears. the lady who loves him is left scarred and haunted. In her fierce, distinctive debut, Rebecca Lindenberg tells the story—in verse—of her passionate dating with Craig Arnold, a much-respected poet who disappeared in 2009 whereas mountaineering a volcano in Japan. Lindenberg’s billowing, I-contain-multitudes variety lays naked the poet’s sadnesses, joys, and longings in poems which are lyric and narrative, instantly plainspoken and musically elaborate.

Regarding her function in Arnold’s tale, Lindenberg writes with clear-eyed humility and endearing dignity: “The woman with the ink-stained tooth / is familiar with she’s recognized / in a tiny, tragic means. / She’s now not / daft, after all.” after which later, playfully, of her travels in Italy with the poet, her lover: “The carabinieri / desired to recognize if there have been bears / in our a part of the USA. convinced, we stated, / many bears. Man-eating bears? sure, in fact, / many man-eating bears.” each poem during this assortment bursts with humor, pathos, verve—and an totally particular, soulful voice.

This generally expected debut, already chosen as a finalist for a number of sought after e-book awards, marks the 1st assortment within the newly minted McSweeney’s Poetry sequence. MPS is an imprint which seeks to submit a extensive variety of good new poetry collections in exquisitely designed hardcovers—poetry that’s worthy and significant to someone in any stroll of life.

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