About the Book
2014 Los Angeles Times Book Award nomination in poetry
Through verse and those mythical tales we can’t stop living, our private fears and hopes are brought to life.
Even as she reminds us that writing “doesn’t solve anything,” Potter is driven to chronicle “the years murmur[ing] their old tune” in this compilation of sonnets, extended narratives, and shifting invented forms. Her rushing lyric voice binds together the personal, cultural, and imaginative histories that create the inevitable and complications of human character.