Some Habits

Some Habits

by C. Violet Eaton


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Some Habits proceeds by way of a series of letters charting the dreams, observations, apologies, and epiphanies of an unnamed addressor. The poem is infected by the vernacular language of the Ozark mountain region, and by the cultural effluvia of the flat lands hemming the Mississippi River. In the manner of the great poetic epistles, Some Habits risks unknowing its subject. Who broadcasts? Who receives?

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781632430045
Publisher: Omnidawn Publishing, Inc.
Publication date: 04/07/2015
Pages: 72
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

C. VIOLET EATON is the editor of Bestoned and Rural Harmonics, and the author of a chapbook, No Outside Force Can Harm the Coyote (2014). He lives in Arkansas with his wife, the poet Sara Nicholson. He sells used & rare books.

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“Some Habits is so inventively rich and tangly, so hilarious or outrageously sensual, it demands our lingering in it. What a love poem to the body, to somebody, and to the world!”

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