Tenuous Chapel (Abz Series in Poetry)

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A collection of poems. These poems have been widely published in prestigious American literary magazines. Melissa Tuckey's award-winning first book of poems, Tenuous Chapel, was chosen by Charles Simic. It is written in a time of war. Tuckey works in fragments and compressed lyric. Both intimate and worldly, brief poems open into wide spaces. Individual actions have consequences, dichotomies between self and other break down, individuals become part of larger events. At times full of delight, at times devastating, the poems in Tenuous Chapel are subversive. Lovers burst into flame or flower, farmers are eager to return to their fields, small hands are sometimes agile enough to stop the bombs from exploding.

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A book of poems chosen by Charles Simic for ABZ Press's First Book Award..  From the foreward,  "If the hope of any poem is to render experience in a fresh, unsettling way, she has that gift.  She likes to disorient us, pull the rug from under our expectations, and do so quickly and decisively, so we catch our breath in astonishment and delight...How beautiful, I kept saying to myself again and again reading her poems.  Tuckey may call the chapel in the title of her poems "tenuous" but there's nothing flimsy and insubstantial about all the fine poems she has collected here."  Charles Simic

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