A Filament Burns in Blue Degrees: Poems (Paperback)

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A Filament Burns in Blue Degrees explores life's strains and joys and the human compulsion to create something lasting despite certain entropy. Teardowns, remodels, sex, longing, joy; sometimes tender, sometimes humorous, these poems explore interpersonal relationships of all kinds and embrace the competing impulses of working hard at changing life's course and fatalistic acceptance. Kendra's poems keep the light on in the darkest of places: "Come after midnight, your hand / on the door, and me, lit, humming."

About the Author

Kendra Tanacea, an attorney in San Francisco, holds a BA in English from Wellesley College and an MFA in writing and literature from Bennington College. A Filament Burns in Blue Degrees was a semifinalist for the Washington Prize and a finalist for the Idaho Prize for Poetry. Kendra's poems have appeared in 5AM, Rattle, Moon City Review, The Coachella Review, Stickman Review, and Juked, among others. Visit Kendra Tanacea online at http: //www.kendratanacea.com.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780996858489
ISBN-10: 0996858482
Publisher: Lost Horse Press
Publication Date: March 1st, 2017
Pages: 78
Language: English