Look At This Blue

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Look at This Blue By Allison Adelle Hedge Coke Cover Image
ISBN: 9781566896207
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Published: Coffee House Press - March 29th, 2022

In a prose sentence, describing an explicit connection between mass extinction and genocide can feel forced, or worse, dehumanizing, but through the grammar of poetry Hedge Coke creates an emotional experience that pushes in the opposite direction, showing that to truly value humanity one must truly value the earth and everything on it. Like Voyage of the Sable Venus & the works of Susan Howe, Hedge Coke’s use of poetry breaks open the limits of “rational” thought to expose profoud and powerful truths of the human experience on earth.