This book of love poems is daring, bluesy, sometimes erotic, funny, and elegaic.
Marilyn gives an overview of the book:
Why I Wear My Hair Long
I want to wrap it
like a silk shirt
let the fringes
tickle your hips
until we ride
strong silken horses
& my flag
a few strands
(How to Get Heat Without Fire, 19)
Marilyn Kallet was born in Montgomery, Alabama, and grew up in New York. She is the author of 16 books, including The Love That Moves Me (poetry); Packing Light: New and Selected Poems, Black Widow Press; Circe, After Hours, poetry from BkMk Press; The Big Game,...
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