- 96 pages
- Solve for Desire
- Caitlin Bailey
- 23 December 2017 Caitlin Bailey
A Debut Collection Of Poems That Finds Fertile Ground In The Unknown Degree Of Intimacy, The Mysterious And Intense Relationship, Between Siblings Georg And Grete Trakl.Georg Trakl Is One Of The Most Celebrated Poets Of The Early Twentieth Century Less Is Known About His Sister, Grete Also Gifted, Also Addicted To Drugs, And Dead By Her Own Hand Three Years After Georg S Overdose But In Solve For Desire Selected By Srikanth Reddy As The Winner Of The 2017 Lindquist Vennum Prize For Poetry Caitlin Bailey Summons Grete From The Shadows At Once Sensual And Acidic, Obsessive And Bereft, The Grete Of These Poems Is A Fairy Tale Sister Leaving Missives Dropped Around The City, Crumbs For Your Ghost Can One Person Be Addicted To Another Can Two Souls Be Twinned, And Where Does That Leave The Physical How Do We Solve For Desire When The Object We Adore Disappears And How Does The Poet Solve And Resolve The Past, Its Wounds And Its Absences Each Time I Write Your Name, Bailey Writes, A Key Turns Somewhere In A Lock Like The Perfect Red Burst Of Poppies And Of Blood, These Poems Are A Blooming, Keening Exploration Of Desire Between Brother And Sister, Poet And Subject, The Living And The Dead.
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