quitter

quitter I m afraid that there s a prison at the heart of everything In quitter Paula Cisewski quits everything except doubt the kind of cavernously honest doubt that philosophers crave and that the American

  • Title: quitter
  • Author: Paula Cisewski
  • ISBN: 9781939728111
  • Page: 136
  • Format: Paperback
  • I m afraid that there s a prison at the heart of everything In quitter, Paula Cisewski quits everything except doubt, the kind of cavernously honest doubt that philosophers crave and that the American Project will need to forge as its lodestone if this planet is to continue Only someone doing it Poetry right could ask, how can I possibly be doing this right, I m afraid that there s a prison at the heart of everything In quitter, Paula Cisewski quits everything except doubt, the kind of cavernously honest doubt that philosophers crave and that the American Project will need to forge as its lodestone if this planet is to continue Only someone doing it Poetry right could ask, how can I possibly be doing this right, illuminating the difficult path with humility and care For what but an earnest straining to hear will return the here to the here quitter slips into the labyrinth for its dark heart, for its beastliness, but it escapes with something far greater light Whatever light there is, that s what it s time for This is a book about labor and refusal We the people, than ever, need poets like Paula to walk and work the labyrinth for us, to refuse easy answers and bring back seeds of resistance I am so grateful for this timely, intimate, and incandescent book Chris Martin, author of The Falling Down Dance, Becoming Weather and American Music

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