Publisher: Vine Leaves Press
*Semi-finalist in the Goodreads Choice Awards 2012: Best Poetry"From "Spandex" to the Greek kafeneion, there are unexpectedjuxtapositions and discoveries to be found in Jessica Bell's poetry Fabric. Thisvoice is equally inspired by the quotidian, Greek jargon words, and the mythicfigures of Echo and Narcissus, Aphrodite, and, of course, Euterpe, the muse ofmusic and the lyric. The interstices of the so-called ordinary with the alwayslarger dramas of feeling and its consequences are among the subjects this youngpoet explores in her vivid weave of language." ~Adrianne Kalfopoulou,author of Wild Greens, Cumulus and Passion Maps"Jessica Bell's FABRIC is a rich collection of poems that take the readeron a deep tour of the psyche. Charting and moving across politics of language,Bell explores love, pain, failure and redemption from a variety of angles. Mostof the poems sit at the fragile thresh ...