➺ [Reading] ➼ Small Boat (Iowa Poetry Prize) By Lesle Lewis ➯ – Bluevapours.co.uk IN Small Boat Lesle Lewis's craft rides the waves of the New England landscape both internal and external If her world is a collage as she says then her poems provide the glue that anchors everything IN Small Boat Lesle Lewis's craft rides the waves of the New England landscape both internal and external If her world is a collage as she says then her poems provide the glue that anchors everything from shifts in the weather to world events to a cacophony of thoughts When two sentences collide a new relationship begins and Lewis's poems bring sense to these complex and disparate juxtapositions Small Boat in other words both creates an exciting chaos and provides a soothing faith The Menders And The Breakers The rain does not cool and is a sticky one to the present and the place Is it a weakness yours for narcotics The trees levitate and become mountains You stand in the water inside a melancholy boulder Now you're a flying sandwich.
Lesle Lewis collections include Small Boat winner of the Iowa Poetry Prize Landscapes I II Alice James Books lie down too Alice James Books and A Boots a Boot Cleveland State University Poetry Center Her chapbook Its Rothko in Winter or Belgium was published by Factory Hollow Press in She has had poems appear in American Letters and Commentary Northe.
- 92 pages
- Small Boat (Iowa Poetry Prize)
- Lesle Lewis
- 07 July 2016 Lesle Lewis