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Sunny Wednesday

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Description for Sunny Wednesday Paperback. Poems of exquisite pain and conciliation from one of Brooklyn's most devoted and dynamic poets. Num Pages: 88 pages. BIC Classification: DCF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 241 x 165 x 7. Weight in Grams: 171.
Often breathtaking ...this latest collection from Kocot intersperses frantic images with hauntingly simple and loss-laden outcries. Throughout, there is the poet's thwarted longing for an understanding that cannot come: "all poets and poetry elude me,/ especially myself and my own"; Kocot's speaker--a voice simultaneously adorable, helpless and deeply brave--is both obsessed with and frustrated by process: "See, in a poem, things actually/ have to be doing things,/ not just floating around." ...Kocot's most lucid moments achieve a kind of visionary clarity ("The waters are very simple today./ Hospital blue, in error of twilight"), a beautiful refusal to accept the inevitable ... Read more

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Wave Books United States
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About Noelle Kocot
Noelle Kocot is the author of five collections of poetry, most recently, The Bigger World (Wave Books, 2011), and a book of translations of poems by Tristan Corbiere, Poet by Default (Wave Books, 2011). Her previous works include the discography Damon's Room (Wave Books Pamphlet Series, 2010), Sunny Wednesday (Wave Books, 2009) and Poem for the End of Time and ... Read more

Reviews for Sunny Wednesday
"Her subject matter is emotionally and chronologically close but she is the arbiter of distances, and an utterly contemporary product of the American culture she indicts. Poem for the End of Time and Other Poems devours any emotional connection to her subject and to the age, as if it is hers alone to devour." -The Gettysburg Review "by turns humorous, ... Read more

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