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By Susan Blackwell Ramsey

Winner of the Prairie Schooner booklet Prize in Poetry, Susan Blackwell Ramsey’s A brain Like This is a piece of humor and wit, without notice pleasant and whole of surprises because it displays at the oddness of daily life, the wildlife, literary background, pop culture, and extra. every little thing is reasonable online game for Ramsey, who unearths poetry in love and affliction and existence, in fact, but in addition in knitting and unreliable bladders and the abnormal identify of Kalamazoo. Neruda makes an visual appeal, as do Eric Clapton and Brahms, Leonard and Virginia Woolf, and Jimmy Stewart.
Whether watching the pickled heads of Peter the Great’s offenders, thinking about “How to Seduce Henry David Thoreau,” turning into the insecure voice of Kalamazoo, or wondering the intricacies of the  brain that blocks an expensive friend’s birthday whereas holding the identify of Emily Dickinson’s puppy in perpetuity, Ramsey’s assortment is sensible and humorous, allusive and deeply felt.

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