Clevidence, Cody-Rose: AUX ARK TRYPT ICH: Poppycock & Assphodel; Winter; A Night of Dark Tress
Nightboat Books, paperback
Publication Date: November 9, 2021
Publisher Marketing: A triptych of wild, lyric love poems that are, at heart, an ode to Arkansas.
Set among blue Ozark creeks, hoods of trucks, and changing constellations, Cody-Rose Clevidence's poems call up embodied sensations as they arise, with love and anguish, in a specific place. Navigating between senses and the sensed world, in lyric, lushness and density, Clevidence constructs an intricate and playful poetics both experimental and emotive to investigate the interplay between the vivid sensations of the body and the viscerally surrounding world.