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The Ministry of Emergency Situations Todd Swift

The Ministry of Emergency Situations

Todd Swift

Published September 24th 2014
ISBN : 9781934851524
Paperback
210 pages
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Todd Swift writes about humans underneath their skins. On the surface these poems engage with Goethe, The Fantastic Four, Charlotte Rampling and the detritus of contemporary life- but these things are portals through which the poetic lines access theMoreTodd Swift writes about humans underneath their skins. On the surface these poems engage with Goethe, The Fantastic Four, Charlotte Rampling and the detritus of contemporary life- but these things are portals through which the poetic lines access the ethereal connections between beings. These poems are the magic tendrils that emerge when one person reaches for another: they grip hard, and then dissipate into a magicians puff of smoke.