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The poems in Elise Paschen s Bestiary explore domestic preoccupations set against the backdrop of the wild-heartedness, real and imagined, of the animal world, praises the poet Jason Shinder. In this modern-day Bestiary , or Book of Beasts, the line between animal and human is thinly-drawn the daughter of a Celtic king, through love, is transformed from beast to human; lovers take flight as moon and owl; manatees transform, before the explorers eyes, into mermaids. This dynamic runs throughout the collection: taking ...

Bestiary 2009, Red Hen Press, Los Angeles, CA

ISBN-13: 9781597091312

Trade paperback