A book of delirious surfaces
riding on obsessive rhythms and a long breath, Sarah Maclay’s second
full-length collection, almost entirely prose poems, is composed of
sentences as serpentine and sinuous as they are prone to interruption
from the fragmented consciousness of inner and external worlds.
Inspired by everything from old record covers to mannequins, historical
figures, street scenes, music and myth, these dreamlike and inventive
poems both extend and echo the sounds and sensibilities of her earlier