Soft Threat

Soft Threat Poetry These poems by Alexis Pope make the stars fall out of my ears Her words are the pale flight of fire that connect the dying self to the living self What do we want anyway but to kill you so yo

  • Title: Soft Threat
  • Author: Alexis Pope
  • ISBN: 9781938055188
  • Page: 409
  • Format: Paperback
  • Poetry These poems by Alexis Pope make the stars fall out of my ears Her words are the pale flight of fire that connect the dying self to the living self What do we want, anyway, but to kill you so you will feel only me forever We want to be revealed and then hidden again This book does that Emily Kendal Frey I start a house fire I invoke Fred Moten and APoetry These poems by Alexis Pope make the stars fall out of my ears Her words are the pale flight of fire that connect the dying self to the living self What do we want, anyway, but to kill you so you will feel only me forever We want to be revealed and then hidden again This book does that Emily Kendal Frey I start a house fire I invoke Fred Moten and Alice Notley I gently knead a costly signaling to describe Alexis Pope s debut collection, SOFT THREAT Her territory sunflower, insurgent floor time in real time in the field in the desert in Death Valley Intimacy with all Intimacy with an urban plan, spreading Her Dailiness, spreading Her Inescapable Raw Silk, Her Blood What are the tones of a privacy that is already alien that is already so dangerous to us What are the tones of a Woman s felt and described privacy the colors of her tumultuous, carnalbodied love of the Earth Her Family Pope is quick, violent, and thoughtful In her, A Continuous Feast is A Painful Feast is a generous, necessary insistence to join, to listen, to experiment, to ocean Carrie Lorig Every time I read one of her poems, I think to myself holy wow, Alexis Pope is the truth And I think this because Alexis Pope is so succinct, so sound, so able to hit on all of the soft spoken and humble facets of human existence Alexis Pope isn t just opening doors for us she s pointing out new hallways that we never even knew would never leave us alone She is afraid and she is fearless and she is so full of everything we need Alexis Pope is a ton of honey Alexis Pope is the water holding our hand Alexis Pope is a soft threat, and her poems are hard ass truths Mark Cugini Reading the poems of Alexis Pope s debut collection is like stepping into a dim parking lot, only to be astonished by the Northern Lights Suddenly the prior darkness of our past and present is transformed into something shockingly luminous, surreal, and borderline divine I am a shark I feel, even though I am so hungry and have never bit into the things I have wanted, the speaker tells us, in one of many poems that contribute a fresh perspective on desire, and the ever lingering shadow of time SOFT THREAT blesses American poetry with a voice that it desperately needs at this very moment Mary Biddinger

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    About “Alexis Pope

    • Alexis Pope

      Alexis Pope is a Chicago based poet and writer Author of Soft Threat 2014 , and That Which Comes After Big Lucks Books, 2018 , Pope has published three chapbooks A new chapbook, Debt, is available from Madhouse Press Pope is the Events Logistics Coordinator at The Poetry Foundation, and is a fringe member of Belladonna Collective.

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    • I read this in the bath to fully let the ocean and blood of Alexis' words sink into me.To quote Fiona Apple, these poems scream, "My pretty mouth will frame the phrases that will disprove your faith in man."


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