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Lovers and Other Still Creatures

Lovers and Other Still Creatures

by Eitan Codish
Lovers and Other Still Creatures

Lovers and Other Still Creatures

by Eitan Codish

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Overview

Lovers and Other Still Creatures seduces the reader as it surprises . . . Codish’s natural facility for choosing the exact right detail reveals what it’s like to be a person in domestic, romantic, and platonic love. Though the settings in the poems may be familiar, his ability to turn phrases into diverging meanings makes the settings unfamiliar. Reading this book is pure pleasure, and that’s what poetry is for.”

—Sean Singer, author of Discography

Lovers and Other Still Creatures is Whitmanesque, the poet embodying vast experience from conferences in Hartford to dawn in Palestine. But here, Eitan Codish is gentler: holding daily moments of wonder and loss like “an infant, gently rubbing away its stains.” Of a wounded world and heart, Codish writes, “And what / can you do but love?”

—Emily Jaeger, author of The Evolution of Parasites



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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781733824620
Publisher: Eitan Codish
Publication date: 09/01/2020
Pages: 48
Sales rank: 909,349
Product dimensions: 5.83(w) x 8.27(h) x 0.13(d)

About the Author

Eitan Codish is a poet, translator, social worker, and school counselor currently based in Portland. His poems have appeared in Epicenter, Nimrod, Polaris, and others, and have been translated into Farsi, Hebrew, and Italian.

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