Grist

Grist Grist is a collection that explores the connection between body and spirit The poems are honest and often devastating just as the body itself when faced with trauma The poems are visceral and intuiti

  • Title: Grist
  • Author: Kate Peterson
  • ISBN: 9781930446427
  • Page: 274
  • Format: Paperback
  • Grist is a collection that explores the connection between body and spirit The poems are honest and often devastating, just as the body itself when faced with trauma The poems are visceral and intuitive, yet plainly spoken The chapbook moves in sections to deal with themes of connection, loss, and grief, all while asking the reader to feel these, often painful, sensatioGrist is a collection that explores the connection between body and spirit The poems are honest and often devastating, just as the body itself when faced with trauma The poems are visceral and intuitive, yet plainly spoken The chapbook moves in sections to deal with themes of connection, loss, and grief, all while asking the reader to feel these, often painful, sensations in the physical body.Kate Peterson earned her MFA from Eastern Washington University, where she is now teaching composition as an adjunct Her poetry has appeared or is forthcoming from Sugar House Review, Packingtown Review, Aethlon, Glassworks, and The Sierra Nevada Review, among others Kate is originally from New Jersey but has made Spokane her home This is her first published collection She can be reached at katelaurenpeterson.tumblr.

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    1. Interesting, but I did not truly connect. I felt there was a screen between the poet and me: something about the lack of affect in the voice.

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