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little dark
Karen Brennan




Four Way
2014 • 80 pp. 6 x 9"
Poetry - Women Authors

$15.95 Paperback, 978-1-935536-42-0



An intimate and lyrical meditation on a life through the shifting lens of memory

little dark is a hybrid collection of poems and prose threaded together by an act of memoir. Here Brennan ruminates about “being” in the world, about her particular “self” through the tiny, distorted and often occluded aperture of memory. These poems have as their obsession “seeing” and “looking” and the failure of these acts to reveal anything definitive about our lives; instead little dark affirms mystery, the dissolution of boundaries between the seen and unseen (or forgotten) world.

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“In the imaged measure of these poems, Karen Brennan indites a new remonstrance.”—Donald Revell

“Brennan’s is a poetics that creates form as it rises and enters air.”—Barbara Cully



KAREN BRENNAN is the author of five previous books. She teaches at the Warren Wilson MFA Program for Writers and is Professor Emerita at the University of Utah. She lives in Tucson, Arizona.



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