See the Wolf

See the Wolf

by Sarah Sousa


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In See the Wolf, the violence and sexual predation that threaten to dictate the lives of a single mother and her two daughters, coming of age in the 1980s ‘me generation,’ are echoed in traditional and retold fairy tale and myth.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781933880662
Publisher: CavanKerry Press
Publication date: 04/03/2018
Pages: 96
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.30(d)

About the Author

SARAH SOUSA is the founding editor of the alternative mini lit mag Queen of Cups. She is the author of two poetry collections: Split the Crow (2015) and Church of Needles (2014), which won the 2013 Red Mountain Poetry Prize. Her poems have appeared in the Massachusetts Review, the Southern Poetry Review, and Tuesday; An Art Project, among others. She is the recipient of honors from the Massachusetts Cultural Council, the Massachusetts Review, the Poetry Foundation, and both the New York and New England Book Festivals. She lives in New England with her family.

Table of Contents

I Like A Docent Of The Body

Self Portrait with Mabel, Rose, Lillianne, Fern, Mildred, Bea 3

Opal 5

Tom and Jerry 6

Meat Market 7

The Me Generation 8

Poem without a Forest 10

Paw 11

The Girl Later Known as Red 12

A Split 13

Our Lady of Pine Sol and Bleach 14

Girls' Side 15

Honey Dipped 16

Sisters, 1980s 17

II They Make Beautiful Scars

You Are Not Grass 21

Red 23

Because Female Blood Is Funny 24

Like a Name 25

To the Comedian Who Called Thelma and Louise Two White Heifers 26

The Flame 27

Don't you forget about me 28

An Emergency Is Happening 29

Codeine Metempsychosis 30

Ruin 31

The Hair Boys Sang 32

See the Wolf 33

Real Fairy Tale 35

III She Knows Perfectly Well How To Run

The Wreck 39

Metamorphosis 40

More Than the Weight of Its Laden Branches 41

Cats Kill Birds for Me 43

Red Meat Cure 44

Croning 46

My Study 47

Crush the Beehives 49

Webcam: Pemaquid Point Lighthouse 50

Wyeth Paints Her Room 51

Not the Same Bird Twice 52

Home Movies 53

Flinch 55

Alone in My Own Woods 57

Notes 59

Acknowledgments 61

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