NATALIE LYALIN SPECIAL
This set includes Natalie Lyalin's 2010 chapbook Try A Little Time Travel and her short perfect-bound 2014 collection Blood Makes Me Faint But I Go For It.
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Lyalin's second book explores geographic and familial dislocation. We move from village to city witnessing brief atrocities and occasional delights: A peasant starts a revolution; a neighbor abuses his wife. Space and time are folded and refolded across oceans and continents. Their stories are braided together, slightly exalted, somewhat mourned. Lyalin attempts a beautification of brutality that is only possible in retrospect. This book is part of UDP's Eastern European Poets Series #34.
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This one had necklaces hanging on his antlers.
I predicted he could actually hear me.
I was tired.
See, I had been blanching and icing all day.
Also making delicately fried chicken.
I provided cloth napkins for everyone.
They all came over and we drank.
Some said this was a happy moment.
Some promised to never return.