A Walker in the City by Méira Cook

By Méira Cook

Shortlisted for the 2012 Aqua Lansdowne Prize for Poetry

A attention-grabbing, ambling, loitering secret tale in verse, a whoizzit instead of a whodunit.

In this leading edge and arresting narrative poem, Méira Cook's walker, a tender girl, is a personality being written by means of an "old urban poet," who's in flip being written via one other poet, for whom the younger lady, "Ms. Em Cook," has been an amanuensis. continually witty and infrequently hilarious, feather-light involved, the ebook is an exciting exploration of significant matters: adolescence and age; lifestyles, dying and rebirth; the (dis)connection of language and fact; culture and the now. it truly is an assemblage of 7 nesting sections, every one of them a kind of chapbook talking to all of the others and rounding out an extended poem of serious freshness. A Walker within the urban is unique, probably the most unique books Brick has ever published.

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