In the chambers of the love poem, desire hungers endlessly. And so the poems in The Rest of the Body make a new purpose of that passion, turning eros into a vehicle to explore community, friendship, and the intimate mysteries that exist between and within us. Drawing together poems from Love the Stranger and a host of new pieces, this chapbook offers a meditation on the curious rooms of the heart and the body’s tireless calls—to be seen, to be held, and to be heeded.
The Rest of the Body is part of YesYes Books’ Companion Series. To learn more, visit the publisher’s site.