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Carve This Body into Your Home: Poems and Collages by Judith Tannenbaum
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Judith gives an overview of the book:

A book of poems and collages that, as J Ruth Gendler writes in the Foreword, "illuminate our condition, point toward the mysterious and the real, name sufferings, say what is true. "Judith’s fidelity to her experience, her tender detachment and her precise observation gives these laments and praise songs their strength, their shape and power so that they become a balm, a gift to us, a present made from silence and language and courage."
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A book of poems and collages that, as J Ruth Gendler writes in the Foreword, "illuminate our condition, point toward the mysterious and the real, name sufferings, say what is true.

"Judith’s fidelity to her experience, her tender detachment and her precise observation gives these laments and praise songs their strength, their shape and power so that they become a balm, a gift to us, a present made from silence and language and courage."

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So glad for this book that allows my poems and collages to be seen together.

About Judith

Judith Tannenbaum is a writer and teacher who cares very deeply about a vision and practice of art-making that includes all of us. She has received two California Arts Council Artist-in-Residence grants. The first of these allowed her to teach poetry at San Quentin for three...

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Published Reviews

Jan.11.2008

Say how ya doing
Outside world?
Do you remember me?
I’m that intricate part
Missing from the whole
The one y’all decided to forget.
(p. 29)

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Jan.11.2008

When I think about prison in this country, poetry is not the first word that leaps to mind. This despite the evocative images of their cold grayness, acid fluorescent lighting, and clanging entry gates....