Her books of poetry include The Cow (), which won the Alberta Prize from playwright, and translator Ariana Reines earned a BA from Barnard College. The Cow by Ariana Reines, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Daisy Lafarge. [Spoiler alert: discusses later scenes of the adaptation of Stephen King’s novel Carrie]. “I’m gonna bash your little head in.

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We hear you not. I will have to read it again this summer. I carried to my mouth the ointment of the cloud that had ceased to move, That had ceased to pass over me.

An organ is something that things pass through: Not all the time. Feb 23, Aran rated it it was ok Shelves: Sometimes it is factually and rigorously impossible to tell it like it is, and that is not because of some relativism or soft-headed deconstruction, that is because some things are many things at once, and this is exhausting and terrifying, and very important.

The Historical paw-print: thoughts on Ariana Reines’s The Cow

The only people who talk about sacrifice are assholes. It is probably my mother tongue even though I am not good at it. This book is one of the most righteously helpful books when talking intersectionality between women and non-human animals. Whereas in textbooks these relations would be envisaged as a cycle of discrete objects or entities linked by neat arrows indicating time or behaviour; Reines applies a reijes scope through which things are no longer fixed, separate and contained, but an interrelation of forces and matter in a constant state of change and becoming.


WS Graham among the artists. What does poesy care.

Sep 11, Brian Wasserman rated it did not like it. The guilt of knowing the world’s evil and still wanting to live in it. I am not into getting shit on during sex, or in general, or abstractly.

Which is to say, the body is not the servant of the mind, right. Every time people say something is raw and simple and tells it like it is and gives you the unvarnished truth and everything, people are playing themselves. This sense of abjection runs throughout the poems: Three men were pushing the dead weight off their vehicle. I spent a total of two semesters at Columbia during those times. What eeines does it make how a reinnes dies.

If you like what you read here, help us keep it free for everyone by making a donation. I wrote it and a lot of other things.

This book is disgusting, repugnant and appalling at best. Imperfect Remembrance Marta Figlerowicz.

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This is the character of Billy Nolan, talking to the pig whose blood will be used to prank the socially-stunted Carrie as she steps on stage to be crowned prom queen.

Want to Read saving…. Texting Bexhill Hugh Foley. Because the poem does not shoot out from a source it is of the world. The hourglass is meaningless without excessive erines of blood and vomit.

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A sacrifice is a devotional thing. The liver, what liver. And not that this in itself might not have produced something useful and engaging, but the whiff of the seminar room was just too strong for me. The reason is that I am often a voluptuary, a vat of mushy ideas and disgusting feelings, and I have resented the cleanliness and elegance of tight and perfect writing.

Now what Go on. They did not lead to any literature that I made. I can’t help thinking that the This is one of the more disturbing and disgusting books of poetry I’ve ever read.