Poetry Book Club

Thursday, November 3, 2022 - 6:15pm to 7:15pm

frank: sonnets by Diane Seuss

If you would like to participate in the book club meeting, please RSVP to eshavers@gmail.com so we know how many people to expect.

“The sonnet, like poverty, teaches you what you can do / without,” Diane Seuss writes in this brilliant, candid work, her most personal collection to date. These poems tell the story of a life at risk of spilling over the edge of the page, from Seuss’s working-class childhood in rural Michigan to the dangerous allures of New York City and back again. With sheer virtuosity, Seuss moves nimbly across thought and time, poetry and punk, AIDS and addiction, Christ and motherhood, showing us what we can do, what we can do without, and what we offer to one another when we have nothing left to spare. Like a series of cels on a filmstrip, frank: sonnets captures the magnitude of a life lived honestly, a restless search for some kind of “beauty or relief.” Seuss is at the height of her powers, devastatingly astute, austere, and—in a word—frank. 

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326 Bull Street
Savannah, GA 31401
Books: 
frank: sonnets By Diane Seuss Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781644450451
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Graywolf Press - March 2nd, 2021