My Index of Slightly Horrifying Knowledge

My Index of Slightly Horrifying Knowledge

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My Index of Slightly Horrifying Knowledge is a fierce and original collection—its generosity of voice and emotional range announce the arrival of a major new poet.

At the age of twelve, Paul Guest suffered a bicycle accident that left him paralyzed for life. But out of sudden disaster evolved a fierce poetic sensibility—one that blossomed into a refuge for all the grief, fury, and wonder at life forever altered. Although its legacy lies in tragedy, the voice of these brilliant poems cuts a broad swath of emotions: whether he is lamenting the potentiality of physical experience or imagining the electric temptations of sexuality, Guest offers us a worldview that is unshakable in its humanity.
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  • Hardback | 81 pages
  • 157.48 x 231.14 x 15.24mm | 272.15g
  • Ecco Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 006168516X
  • 9780061685163
  • 2,094,266

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