Thirsts

By Pearl Pirie

Thirsts
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Thirsts, denied and indulged, overt and so subtle as to beunnoticeable, have a sometimes unexamined power in our lives. Thepassions we hold for one another. The poems in Thirsts descend from language, whether turns of localphrase to turns at the scrabble board. words and frames ... Read more


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Thirsts, denied and indulged, overt and so subtle as to beunnoticeable, have a sometimes unexamined power in our lives. Thepassions we hold for one another. The poems in Thirsts descend from language, whether turns of localphrase to turns at the scrabble board. words and frames obliquelyenter and exit the heart from behind convenient foundation hedges.

Pearl Pirie

Pearl Pirie writes in Ottawa and lives in her head (with outings for chocolate). Her poems appear in the AngelHouse Press anthology chapbooks whack of clouds (2008) and Pent Up (2009). Her chapbooks include boathouse (above/ground,2008) and over my dead corpus (AngelHouse, 2010).

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