Groundspeed

Groundspeed

Paperback - 2016
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Groundspeed moves and doesn't stop moving. From pastorals on American highways to self-reckonings after a cancer diagnosis to examinations on grief and transience after the death of a brother, this collection of poems asks readers not only to size up threats but anxieties. Phillips witnesses a small plane crash and examines roadside attractions. She reckons with sexuality after a partner asks for a threesome, and renders a candid portrait of a nude, post-surgery body in a mirror. In this raw and personal book, Phillips insists upon one's own preservation through and beyond grief and trauma with the warning "creation is only // myth; destruction narrative."
Publisher: Akron, Ohio : The University of Akron Press, [2016]
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9781629220352
1629220353
9781629220345
1629220345
Branch Call Number: PS3616.H4553 A6 2016
Characteristics: 82 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm

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