Let's Not Live on Earth

Let's Not Live on Earth

by Sarah Blake (2)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780819577658
Publisher: Wesleyan University Press
Publication date: 12/12/2017
Series: Wesleyan Poetry Series
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 634,961
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

SARAH BLAKE is the author of the poetry collection Mr. West, founder of the online writing tool Submittrs, and a recipient of an NEA Literature Fellowship. Her poetry has appeared in Kenyon Review, American Poetry Review, and The Rumpus. She lives outside Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Table of Contents

Suicide Prevention
Retribution
The E-Ray Is a Gun
One Doctor Leads to the Next
Mothers
I Thought It Was a Good Idea to Walk to CVS with My Son on a Ninety-Degree Day
Everything Small
Two Oaks
Rats
For Max
A Threat
Mouths at the Party
The Safety of Women
You Are Connected to Everything
Watching TV, Seeing the Shot Woman
A Poem for My Son
Easier to Write the Poem Where I'm the Queen
In February 2015
My Obsession with Just Is My Obsession with the Temporal
The World
Dear Gun
How We Might Survive
Neutron Star
The Starship

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Carmen Giménez Smith

“Sarah Blake breaks her heart open for us inLet’s Not Live on Earthby writing what being inside and outside the body isas simultaneity. I am jarred out of my own angle and what I’ve always known about bodies becomes uncanny.”

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