Pleasure’s Only Rule is more than a love story. It is a novel in verse, a story about a poet told by a poet, a wonderful documentary of place. I read it very slowly, wanting to savor every word and enjoy its wonderful rhythm. The fund of vocabulary is so rich, and sensuously so. The love scenes are exquisite and so welcome amidst the base nature of the portrayal of sex these days.”
—Jaqui Linder, artist and teacher, Versailles, Kentucky
Connie Kronlokken spent most of her childhood on the flat wheatlands of the Red River Valley between Minnesota and North Dakota, her adolescence in the hills near the Mississippi and her adult life in and around San Francisco. This meant that she developed a...