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In exciting poems of metamorphosis and start, dying and dissolution, Stephanie Pippin’s debut assortment returns us to an international unshorn of wildness. providing twist of fate and starvation, love and grief, nature in those poems is gorgeous and brutal, “a hellish beauty” that either invitations and denies the meanings we venture onto it. Refusing the domesticated convenience of our traditional myths, Pippin reminds us of our position as creatures between others in a global the place “what isn’t lifeless / is dying,” and the place the fun of predatory flight commingles with the desperation of the prey.

This captivating and astonishingly guaranteed assortment bargains a message as harrowing because it is vital. confronted with the not easy grasp of necessity—“angel stinking of his personal / excitement”—and naked prior to what Mallarmé referred to as “the horror of the forest,” we're helpless, eventually, to do something to save lots of what we adore. Our sole activity, those poems insist, is to seem on whereas we will be able to, and to like harder. 

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