By Willis, Elizabeth

Tackle attracts us into noticeable and invisible architectures, into acts of intimate and public tackle. those poems are focused, polyvocal, and sharply conscious of acts of illustration; they take for my part their politics and within the procedure demonstrate anything in regards to the manner civic buildings inhabit the mind's eye. toxic vegetation, witches, anthems, bees—beneath their floor, we glimpse the fragility of our founding, republican aspirations and witness a disintegrating panorama artfully remodeled. If a poem can function a type of astrolabe, measuring distances either cosmic and rapid, temporal and actual, it does so by means of imaginitive, nonlinear capability. the following, earlier and current have interaction in acts of mutual interrogation and critique, and inside of this dynamic Willis’s poetry is without delay complexly authoritative and looking: “so starts off our legislation.”

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35 It’s time to expand homeland security through terror. It’s time to honor our veterans with combat-inspired video games distributed free to wheelchairs everywhere. It’s time we referred to their poorest hospitals as Liberty Housing. It’s time for all of us to “Protect Our Children” from easy access to Medicaid, prescription drugs, and the protracted violence of a liberal education. Homelessness has been so well fixed that everyone I know has at least one somewhere else, a home in the sand and one in the bush.

To clink and run, to veritably jingle. ( ( ( 35 It’s time to expand homeland security through terror. It’s time to honor our veterans with combat-inspired video games distributed free to wheelchairs everywhere. It’s time we referred to their poorest hospitals as Liberty Housing. It’s time for all of us to “Protect Our Children” from easy access to Medicaid, prescription drugs, and the protracted violence of a liberal education. Homelessness has been so well fixed that everyone I know has at least one somewhere else, a home in the sand and one in the bush.

I prefer to be shot from the lower right when speaking to a male interlocutor. I prefer to be considered a serious fox by those who can ignore my network affiliations. Sooner or later I’ll be sliding to the other side. I’ll be in the Senate like a tongue in a bottle. I have never attempted to take responsibility for the space shuttle’s successful lunch, though I am a firm advocate of low-carb monosyllabic government and have committed adultery with unemployment figures and have enjoyed a pun or two of my own.

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