15 Ways to Stay Alive by Daphne Gottlieb

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By Daphne Gottlieb

Broken hearts, scattered desires, postpunk politics, and postmodern cut-up collages spiral and stream in award-winning poet Daphne Gottlieb’s most recent number of startling new works that discover survival after own or communal failures and the renewal that follows. no matter if she’s writing approximately unanticipated results (“After the halfway experience Collapsed”), her mother’s passing (“Somewhere, Over”), or absurd occasions (“Preoccupation”), Gottlieb’s deeply own insights into the complicated parts the place existence and modern tradition collide provide readers a different, thought-provoking perspective.

"I Have consistently harassed wish with Apocalypse"

We met over a small
earthquake. Now, my knees

shake whenever
you come around

and I’ve spotted your hand
has a moderate tremor.

Daphne Gottlieb is the award-winning writer of 7 books together with the significantly acclaimed poetry assortment Final Girl (Soft cranium Press) and the photograph novel Jokes and the Unconscious (Cleis Press), illustrated through Diane DiMassa. Gottlieb has played and taught inventive writing workshops in the course of the usa. She got her MFA from turbines university, and at present is living in San Francisco.

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