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Gale Renee Walden

Gale Renee Walden is a contributor to the Brooklyn Rail.

Laura Kasischke's Where Now: New and Selected Poems

I first encountered Laura Kasischke’s poetry decades ago, by accident. Drawn to a cover of Housekeeping in a Dream (1995), I fell in love with a poem in it: “Happy Birthday,” which contained a furious negation of the obvious, as well as a pop cultural reference to Charlie’s Angels: “their perfect voices like a choir/of hair…&rdquo

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JUL-AUG 2020

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