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Review: Matters of Life, Death and Trauma, Poetry Review 100.4 (2010)

By on Jun 28, 2013 in Publications | 0 comments

Some may have reservations that the voice and narrative first attempted in Petit’s pamphlet, The Wounded Deer – Fourteen poems after Frida Kahlo (2005), could be sustained effectively in the 52 poems of this collection. Yet, taking Kahlo’s canvases as a spur to the imagistic and abstract imagination, Petit establishes a frightening power that presses through the voice of her speaker, Kahlo herself.

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