The Braid

The Braid➱ [Read] ➬ The Braid By Lauren Levin ➼ – Jobs-in-kingston.co.uk Poetry Women's Studies Parenting THE BRAID is a fever dream of pregnancy and early parenting in the era of the police state Meditative and urgent it interrogates the idealized portrait of mother and c Poetry Women's Studies Parenting The Braid is a fever dream of pregnancy and early parenting in the era of the police state Meditative and urgent it interrogates the idealized portrait of mother and child to wind up somewhere much messier A love poem shot through with ambivalence; a sustained fuck you to Ronald Reagan and his legacy; a moment of feminist possibility on the far side of collapse I eat crumbs out of the baby's neck I'm glad there are no great poems by women I'm glad there are no great poems by Jews I'm glad there are no great poems about motherhood I'm glad no great poems have ever been written. THE BRAID is excellent I highly recommend it especially if you like discursive politically engaged long lined poetry See a longer review on my site I want to ask the uestion why is Reagan so dullThe answer I have arrived at isbecause Reagan is a sleeping pill that offers those who swallow it the unalloyed enjoyment of white innocenceIt takes than seeing to make a dent in white innocenceWanting to be with herWanting to be aloneNot working is an opportunity to create new needsI liked this book's essayistic ualities I liked what I already knew and could recognize; its intimacy and vulnerability; its long messy lines; its exploration of politics and parenting It was pretty exciting to encounter such a variety of ideas in one book

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  • Paperback
  • 130 pages
  • The Braid
  • Lauren Levin
  • English
  • 14 January 2016
  • 9781928650393