Mantic

Mantic

Maureen Alsop / May 25, 2020

Mantic Poetry Maureen Alsop follows Apparition Wren with MANTIC a poetry book that underscores the art of prediction as a means for rectifying disquiet when one is willing You will be made to look toward sp

  • Title: Mantic
  • Author: Maureen Alsop
  • ISBN: 9780988735514
  • Page: 236
  • Format: Paperback
  • Poetry Maureen Alsop follows Apparition Wren with MANTIC, a poetry book that underscores the art of prediction as a means for rectifying disquiet when one is willing You will be made to look toward spine white shores, salt lakes at the empire s boundary You will hear voices dwelling within the other voice You will inhabit the shades turning in the grass at the doorway,Poetry Maureen Alsop follows Apparition Wren with MANTIC, a poetry book that underscores the art of prediction as a means for rectifying disquiet when one is willing You will be made to look toward spine white shores, salt lakes at the empire s boundary You will hear voices dwelling within the other voice You will inhabit the shades turning in the grass at the doorway, sun baked origins, amaurosis before language You will dream of the past as a form of begging, the future as your face pressed between the landscape s burnished pages You will not lie still.

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      • Maureen Alsop

        Maureen Alsop is the winner of Harpur Palate s Milton Kessler Memorial Award, Bitter Oleander s Frances Locke Memorial Award, and Eleventh Muse Poetry Prize Her poetry has been thrice nominated for a Pushcart Prize Her poems have appeared or pending in various journals including Barrow Street, Columbia Journal, AGNI, among others.


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    1. I run a workshop with a fantastic group of poets (been doing that since summer 2009) and Maureen joined us for a season a few years ago. She is also a frequent contributor to theSuperstition Review blog. I really enjoyed working with her and I'm a big fan of her work. So it was such a treat to read this book. The poems here evoke emotion through such powerful and complex images. I especially love the poem “Moth, Horse, Accident, Skin” for its musicality and subtle tone. And I love “The Arr [...]


    2. In Mantic, Maureen Alsop turns over the decision-making to exotic, archaic divinations, to the shapes of mountains, the trajectory of arrows, the direction of bird calls. To swords, daggers, knives. To walking around a circle of letters until dizzy you fall down on the letters or in the direction to take (“Gyromancy”). With roughly half the poems in this 45-poem collection taking the form of a divination—floromancy, necromancy, eromancy, any mancy you fancy—Alsop, the fearless querent, h [...]


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