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Library JournalHaving won the Center for the Book Arts's chapbook contest last year, Zucker follows up with her first full-length collection, inspired by the Greek myth of Persephone. Yet while they use ancient myths for their source, these poems deal with language and life in a modern way... Evocative and mysterious, the poems hint at the faraway--"Before I leave I will turn some of these young girls to birds. So they might fly"--and sometimes describe the art of poetry itself--"I break lines, pulverize parchment/ swallow God's name/ enter the inverted ziggurat but cannot/ hide in architecture"... the poems flow and involve the reader in the writer's journey, whether to the real underworld or not. Zucker indeed leads us "swimming through chaos to find the world."