Cadaver, Speak by Marianne Boruch

By Marianne Boruch

Honored by way of Library Journal as an "Amazing Poetry Title"

“Extraordinary how in one poem from 2013 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award winner Boruch slides 1800s London barber-surgeons and the dissection of murderers merely (condemned to hell besides) to the commentary, ‘Future or earlier, it’s all we ever imagine about.’ the 1st a part of this sharp, incredible publication captures our inescapable yet slippery physicality on this planet, the second one the breakdown of the cadaver of a 99-year-old woman—told from her standpoint, quite jauntily.”—Library Journal

“Boruch monitors a quietly gymnastic mind within the examinations of paintings, the physique, and the human condition."—American Poets

"Marianne Boruch's paintings has the glorious, commanding energy of real awareness: she sees and considers with intensity."—The Washington Post

"Some books commence as a dare to the self," notes poet Marianne Boruch. encouraged by way of life-study drawing sessions and direct paintings in a cadaver lab, Boruch's most modern booklet seems at what the physique holds, and examines dwelling via our bodies deceased.

Marianne Boruch is the writer of 7 collections of poetry together with The publication of Hours (Copper Canyon Press), volumes of essays, and a memoir. In 2013 she received the Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award. She lives in West Lafayette, Indiana.

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