The long-awaited third collection from one of the UK’s finest, most virtuosic of modern lyric poets. These poems take the reader on surprising journeys of healing, hard-won amid personal and social vicissitudes – including triumph over addiction, and alcoholism – and open spaces in which to share in emotional, quasi-spiritual transcendence despite. Who could ask for more? Rabbit was chosen for the PBS Wild Card Choice for Winter, 2018.
I loved this; the way the poems all link in a way that feels deliberate/tender/awkward. It made the whole collection so sprawling like it was trying to cover Everything from the inside out. Reading th...
maybe the first section doesn't quite click into place as well as the second two, but damn, if that last poem doesn't floor me on each read!...