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By Méira Cook

Shortlisted for the 2012 Aqua Lansdowne Prize for Poetry

A interesting, 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 via an "old urban poet," who's in flip being written by means of one other poet, for whom the younger girl, "Ms. Em Cook," has been an amanuensis. continually witty and sometimes hilarious, feather-light in contact, the booklet is an wonderful exploration of great concerns: early life and age; existence, loss of life and rebirth; the (dis)connection of language and fact; culture and the now. it really is an assemblage of 7 nesting sections, every one of them a type of chapbook chatting with all of the others and rounding out an extended poem of significant freshness. A Walker within the urban is different, the most unique books Brick has ever published.

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