House of Fact, House of Ruin

House of Fact, House of Ruin

Tom Sleigh’s brilliant new collection is “full of the wonder and eloquence driving profound poetry” (Los Angeles Times)

You’ve got to put your pants on in the house of fact.

And in the house of fact, when you take off your shirt,

you can hear your shirt cry out, Facts are the floor, facts

are how you make the right side talk to the left.

I’m washing my naked belly clean, and doing it with dignity.

I’m turning around, trying to see the filthiness

that keeps making… (more)

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Publisher: Graywolf Press (February 06, 2018)

Collection: Graywolf Press

Language: English

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