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Heresway by Sam Truitt

Heresway is a collection of terse poems that riff on certain balances, or rhymes—“here” and “sway” being one among a host of others—composed in the Catskill Mountains, which constitutes their affiliate topography. This book is Sam Truitt’s homage to the sun, breath, psyche, etc., and most of all rhyme itself in its broadest sense, and seeks through such enactment to expose in as clear and simple terms as possible our raw human condition—and that nothing is not as it seems. Heresway is the tenth installment of Vertical Elegies, a long-term project the overarching structure and intent of which remains to be seen, though one determination, according to Truitt, is that the “vertical” is down—and from here you can advance a way there now.

Paperback: 100 pp.
Publisher: Madhat, Inc. (March 1, 2018)
Language: English
ISBN-13: 978-1-941196-68-7

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