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Scorpyn Odes by Laynie Browne


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7 x 7″, 56 pgs, perfect bound

ISBN: 978-1-888553-70-3

Price: $15.95

The mysterious power of the scorpion, both animal and constellation, informs the complex emotions of wrenchingly ongoing departure in this beautiful collection of odes to distance, absence, connection, and memory. The scorpion is the “miniature vessel of time” that both poisons and heals: the gorgeous poetry around it is the “house of hope/constructed solely of words.” In this world of departures, Browne allows us to “Say possibly nothing is forgotten.—Marcella Durand

Laynie Browne

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="225"] Photo Credit: Ryan Collerd[/caption] Laynie Browne is the author of ten collections of poetry and two novels. Her most recent collection of poems, Lost Parkour Ps(alms) is out in two editions, one in English, and another in French, from Presses universitaires de Rouen et du Havré (2014). Her work appears recently in The Norton Anthology of…

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