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rStephen Ratcliffe:

Leave Books
57 Livingston St.
Buffalo NY, 14213

12 pp., $2.00

A poetics of intervention, interruption, and subtle insinuations of voice which intrude in the form of enclosed parenthetical asides and French shifts. The effect is magnificent: "to speak of returning before/ (think) objects--several/ intervals or (less)/ the knowledge of her possessions." Ratcliffe's collisions of public and private literacies create a tension between the voice and the voiced. --Susan Smith Nash

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This review originally appeared in TapRoot Reviews #5,
Copyright Burning Press 1994, 1996.

Contact the editor, luigi-bob drake, at Burning Press