{ Blue Bucolic – poems – Rebecca Kokitus }

Blue Bucolic
poems, Rebecca Kokitus
photos, Abigail Kokitus
Thirty West Publishing House, 2019

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In reading the poems of Rebecca Kokitus, I can often see the jigsaw puzzle no one saved from the fire. Can feel the pulse of a mother as taken by a rubber band. Can hear the blip of a sporadically working radar and can match it to the click that sounds itself out in the knee. Knee over which a walking cane was long ago broken within earshot of those familiar with brevity’s limp. If Blue Bucolic is here a return to tiny and frostbitten things, then it is there a reheated examination of anti-smallness. It leaves. It belongs.

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reflection by Barton Smock

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book is here:
https://www.thirtywestph.com/shop/bluebucolic

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