The Thicket: Poems

The Thicket: Poems

by Kasey Jueds
The Thicket: Poems

The Thicket: Poems

by Kasey Jueds


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The Thicket opens into intimate encounters with the more-than-human world—rivers, birds, stones—and with a “you” that is not a person, necessarily, but also not not a person: maybe God, maybe an aspect of the self, maybe neither or both. Often speaking of/to the small or overlooked (weeds by a roadside, an abandoned silo), the poems orient themselves toward edges, transitional spaces like the one where fields shift into woods. Where does one body stop? The Thicket takes an interest in becoming, one thing flowing into something else.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780822988373
Publisher: University of Pittsburgh Press
Publication date: 11/02/2021
Series: Pitt Poetry Series
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: eBook
Pages: 94
File size: 733 KB

About the Author

Kasey Jueds is the author of Keeper, which won the 2012 Agnes Lynch Starrett Prize. She lives in New York State’s Catskill Mountains.

Read an Excerpt

All night wind insists in the trees, its unsteady hush
funneling us down into sleep under the tender
shelter the oaks, even leafless, make—all night
their trunks creak and sigh and speak. Speak
to me—I think the word protect until its edges
dissolve, inside the tent that wraps us
like another, thinner skin, rocked and chastened
by the wind that doesn’t cease . . .

Table of Contents

Contents I. The Silo Of Pink Briar Rose A Brief History of Silk The Trees The Girl with No Hands Drought Neither Have I Wings Apart from Me, and Still The Kingdom Unknown Natural Forces The Tool Shed China Rabbit Each Messenger Not All the Animals Sleep At Cape Henlopen II. The Far Field The Hedge Notebook of Air That Far North Litany (Paulownia) The Guardians Not All the Winds Have Names A Separate Bird Each Time (Origami) Litany (Easter) Pure Suminagashi Sapling Love Poem with No Mountains in Sight Unbidden III. Looking Back (The Far Field) Self-Portrait as Lost Earring Birthday Litany (California) Small Music The Blind Litany (Over Eastern Washington) The Field Litany (Boreal) Inverting the Winter Because They Mostly Appear at Dusk Talisman Kittatinny Owl Coracle Means a Small Vessel, a Boat Body of Water Nightjar Notes Acknowledgments
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