Insert Blanc Press

PARROT 1 My Beautiful Beds by Stephanie Rioux

PARROT 1 My Beautiful Beds 
by Stephanie Rioux
Saddle-Stitched chapbook
2 Color cover, Black & White interior
Matte finish, Opaque cream, 70# text (104 gsm)
Dimensions: 6.125" x 9.375" x 0.125", 20 Pages
ISSN: 2169-3811-1


 

last hook a veil of words, aye no longer discuss ya asuch; fer each one outs a  some cents in a keyed tin of lifey, fifing margeld firs, en these are wondrus;  nothing of gohad in de-action is lost, for the eye’s an infant swaddled enits  spouse’s bed, and behind her is no end; her teeth are diamond leaves, her  breasts are heaven’s, her clitis haven’s, a summry of have we, all of we, yet  made love with the many


"Rioux is one of the most interesting up-and-coming, too-little-known poets around. With its density, invented words, and linguistic games, as well as its focus on natural processes and sexuality and its almost Irish tone,  My Beautiful Beds  seems strikingly reminiscent of late James Joyce...although the context and concerns are more women-centered and defiant.

-Mark Wallace

"Using our same materials and elements, there are things in this world beyond our understanding, things that flip and shift and bite, things that are invisible to us, even though they have been with us all along, speaking. And if we were wise, we would listen:

'last hook a veil of words, aye no longer discuss ya asuch; fer each one outs a some cents in a keyed tin of lifey, fifing margeld firs, en these are wondrus...'"

-Amanda Yates at 360 Main Street

 

Included in Elizabeth Treadwell’s Attention Span 2010 list at Third Factory

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