PARROT 1 My Beautiful Beds
by Stephanie Rioux
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
"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.
"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...'"