We Come Elemental

We Come Elemental

by Tamiko Beyer



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781938584008
Publisher: Alice James Books
Publication date: 05/21/2013
Pages: 104
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Author: Tamiko Beyer spent the first ten years of her life in Tokyo, Japan. She is the author of the chapbook bough breaks (Meritage Press). She received her M.F.A. from Washington University in St. Louis and was awarded a Chancellor’s Fellowship. Beyer is a former Kundiman Fellow, a recipient of a grant from the Astraea Lesbian Writers Fund, and a contributing editor to Drunken Boat. She works as the Advocacy Writer at Corporate Accountability International.

Table of Contents

Body Geographies

Look Alive, Dark Side 1

Disorient 3

Water West 5

Compass 8

We Come Elemental 10

Trash Sail 12

Wade 16

Where the Current Takes 19

The Water in You 22

Boundary Line 24

Says City Water 26

NY Harbor Waters to Manatee, October 27

When All 29

Dear Disappearing 31

Tenacious As Salt

The Seasons and Their Tremendous Rules Are Breaking 59

Continuity 61

Sea Change 63

Shutoff 65

A Kind of Molting 66

Flickering Towards Definition 68

When the Weather Quits You 70

What We've Left to Shore 72

Where Water Falls Off the Horizon 74

The Rainy Season 76

Water East 78

Talking into Each Other's Mouths 81

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