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By Jenny Molberg

Winner of the Berkshire Prize, Tupelo Press's First/Second publication Award, chosen by way of Jeffrey Harrison

during this award-winning debut assortment, the smallest issues of the area undergo huge, immense emotive weight. For Jenny Molberg, the invisible and rarely noticeable are sorts of reminiscence, articulations of our position within the cosmos. Parsing the intersections among technology and private heritage, and considering archival letters from seventeenth- and 18th-century scientists in addition to new experiences in organic phenomena, Molberg's poems research complexities of relationships with mom and dad and the faultiness of sure bet approximately earthly permanence. within the name poem, a baby starts off by way of taking a look at an ant via a microscope, and later, as a husband and father, with an identical discerning eye he acknowledges the melanoma in his wife's breast. Marvels of the Invisible sounds the depths of either grief and amazement, sorts of information inseparably entwined.

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