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By Susan Blackwell Ramsey

Winner of the Prairie Schooner ebook Prize in Poetry, Susan Blackwell Ramsey’s A brain Like This is a piece of humor and wit, all of sudden pleasant and whole of surprises because it displays at the oddness of lifestyle, the flora and fauna, literary historical past, pop culture, and extra. every thing is reasonable online game for Ramsey, who unearths poetry in love and illness and lifestyles, in fact, but additionally in knitting and unreliable bladders and the extraordinary identify of Kalamazoo. Neruda makes an visual appeal, as do Eric Clapton and Brahms, Leonard and Virginia Woolf, and Jimmy Stewart.
 
Whether gazing the pickled heads of Peter the Great’s offenders, considering “How to Seduce Henry David Thoreau,” turning into the insecure voice of Kalamazoo, or brooding about the intricacies of the  brain that blocks a pricey friend’s birthday whereas maintaining the identify of Emily Dickinson’s puppy in perpetuity, Ramsey’s assortment is smart and humorous, allusive and deeply felt.
 

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By Susan Blackwell Ramsey

Winner of the Prairie Schooner ebook Prize in Poetry, Susan Blackwell Ramsey’s A brain Like This is a piece of humor and wit, all of sudden pleasant and whole of surprises because it displays at the oddness of lifestyle, the flora and fauna, literary historical past, pop culture, and extra. every thing is reasonable online game for Ramsey, who unearths poetry in love and illness and lifestyles, in fact, but additionally in knitting and unreliable bladders and the extraordinary identify of Kalamazoo. Neruda makes an visual appeal, as do Eric Clapton and Brahms, Leonard and Virginia Woolf, and Jimmy Stewart.
 
Whether gazing the pickled heads of Peter the Great’s offenders, considering “How to Seduce Henry David Thoreau,” turning into the insecure voice of Kalamazoo, or brooding about the intricacies of the  brain that blocks a pricey friend’s birthday whereas maintaining the identify of Emily Dickinson’s puppy in perpetuity, Ramsey’s assortment is smart and humorous, allusive and deeply felt.
 

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