In “to be female is to be interrogated”, S. K. Grout speaks with a thousands mouths, and tells a thousand stories. From the tender to the fierce, the poems of this collection wind into and around the body like a memory.
Both extolling and examining, deconstructing and dreaming of the female and femininity, Grout weaves a journey with her words as intricate and elaborate as the body itself.
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'Your heart's teeth' absolutely made this chapbook for me, with such amazing imagery and a powerful ending.Many of the other poems I do not understand yet, but that's not a fault of the author - I'll ...
some of my favourites:'my brain is fighting back.To be female is to be interrogated.I pronounce my heartan open wound that disobeys''twisted blackberry bushes,all the sweeter for it,line the side of t...