fist things first

fist things first

The jerking and gyrating poetry in this collection imitates and challenges the jerking and gyrating body. Nikki Reimer permeates the “ing” with her lingual gymnastics and haemogoblin identities. Her poetry asks the question —whose body?—but never presumes to supply the absolute answer. Her words ring with convex refractions and shaved tornadoes and anklebone dust. In this chapbook, pronouns supersize the reader, yin and yang dissect hipbones, and eyelashes breathe. ~Nicole Markotic

Available through Wrinkle Press

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