The poems in Oceanic propose a radical reorientation.
… throughout these poems we come to understand insects and humans, trees and fishing boats, as interconnected and interdependent.
The thieving grackle is pearlescent, desert lilies bloom red, and a tooth-sized crystal shines in the dirt.
… a book that speaks for the poet herself and for us all, at a perilous moment in our history.
No other species has been known to prostitute their own for comfort.
This book is A#1. I sincerely wish there were ten more like it.
It’s a classic travel book. It was originally published in 1899 and was ramjam with sepia photographs taken by the author.
The speaker and her crew defy easy categorization, and they will snap back against normalized oppression.
Beers weaves us a world where even language deceives…