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Review: Library Bookwatch: August 2008
James A. Cox, Editor-in-Chief
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Most Americans don't realize that living in Alaska is a completely different experience from living in any other state. "Freshly Rooted" is Emily Wall's reflections through poetry about adapting to the whole new world that is the coldest state of the Union. Her narrative reflects on how every aspect of her life changed, and how she learned to love it. "Freshly Rooted" is a must for any poetry fan curious about Alaska. "Poem After Bathing": That full flesh moon -/can you see her?-/some soft abdomen,/that spoon of cream/coming out/brimming tonight/able to pray, belly/bared to the black coffee/night, delicious because she/believes it, makes it so,/swallows her sky full.
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