The House with Only an Attic and a Basement

But back to the summer day the spikegrazed my brother s scalp I slept beside himin his racing car bed and my father woke meand slapped my face, thinking, I assume, of sex,whereas I was already thinking about death.Urban, suburban, observant, obsessive and wickedly witty, the poems in Kathryn Maris s third book range over such subjects as parenthood, marriage, adultery, thBut back to the summer day the spikegrazed my brother s scalp I slept beside himin his racing car bed and my father woke meand slapped my face, thinking, I assume, of sex,whereas I was already thinking about death.Urban, suburban, observant, obsessive and wickedly witty, the poems in Kathryn Maris s third book range over such subjects as parenthood, marriage, adultery, the politics of children s sports contests, female incarceration and psychoanalysis The House with Only an Attic and a Basement is that rare thing a darkly funny collection of poems that courses with keen intelligence, yet carries its sophistication lightly so that it is a pleasure to stride along with every poem.
The House with Only an Attic and a Basement But back to the summer day the spikegrazed my brother s scalp I slept beside himin his racing car bed and my father woke meand slapped my face thinking I assume of sex whereas I was already thinkin

  • Title: The House with Only an Attic and a Basement
  • Author: Kathryn Maris
  • ISBN: 9780141986579
  • Page: 155
  • Format: Paperback
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