the shared properties of water and stars

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Poetry. "THE SHARED PROPERTIES OF WATER AND STARS' dreamy suburbia is a good choice for anyone looking for poems that create worlds or are looking for crafted interior spaces to inhabit outside the self. Filled with story archetypes and pieces from fairy tales, each poem acts as a poetic landscape or stage, where the objects and settings are just important as the players. Amongst cheery houses and quaint ghosts, Bowen's characters move both sullenly and wildly, marking the complexity of their status as human beings. Their sadness resonates through dimensions, and their world exists surely as ours does, reflecting like a lake. Fairy tales haven't always been happy, and Bowen is reminding her readers this by digging up the darker roots. The outdoors cannot be fenced in."—Heavy Feather Review

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A writer and visual artist, Kristy Bowen is the author of several book, chapbook, and zine projects, including THE SHARED PROPERTIES OF WATER AND STARS (Noctuary Press, 2013), beautiful, sinister (Maverick Duck Press, 2013), Girl Show (Black Lawrence Press, 2013), and IN THE BIRD MUSEUM (Dusie Press, 2008). She lives in Chicago where she runs dancing girl press & studio, devoted to paper-oriented arts and publishing work by women writers/artists.

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