String Light

In an acclaimed collection of taut, sensual poetry, award-winning poet C.D. Wright interweaves familiar, coloquial speech with strikingly inventive language, leaving each poem a distinctive entity, yet interconnected by linked metaphors and images.

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Just Whistle

In an acclaimed collection of taut, sensual poetry, award-winning poet C.D. Wright interweaves familiar, coloquial speech with strikingly inventive language, leaving each poem a distinctive entity, yet interconnected by linked metaphors and images.

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Translations of the Gospel Back Into Tongues

There are three sections, "True Accounts From the Imaginary War", "The Secret Life of Musical Instruments," and "from 'Livelihoods of Freaks and Poets of the Western World'". The poems throughout are narrative-focused and numbered continuously from 1 to 35.Each poem opens up a different space, starting a new but resonant storyline. Most start with a plural, inclusive first phrase like "We were", "This was," "Girls," or "Those who." Most...

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