Posts Tagged: Connie Voisine

A Poetics of Questions: The Bower by Connie Voisine

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To learn is perhaps Voisine’s primary goal in writing the poems in The Bower.


Weekend Rumpus Roundup


First, in Saturday Rumpus Poetry, Connie Voisine shares three new poems. Body shaming is the subject of “Shameful,” in which the speaker considers modeling herself after someone else, “like a person on TV,” but she only watches English programs “where actors have yellowish/teeth and red eyes.” The physical body, here, is “an artichoke.” Voisine exposes the […]


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