Excessive. Melancholic. Absurd. Joyful. The experiments in this collection fuse conceptual, concrete, and lyric poetries to produce lines that prove counterfeit and precious, cynical and sanguine, real and realer.
kevin mcpherson eckhoff is the author of rhapsodomancy (Coach House), and easy peasy (Snare). His work has been featured in Boredom Fighters (Tightrope) and Rogue Stimulus (Mansfield), as well as several international journals, including Descant, West Wind Review, Fact*Simile, Rampike, and offerta speciale. He lives and writes in Armstrong, British Columbia.
“The great questions which agitate the world start by throttling their subjects—this is your necklace.” – Vanessa Place, Statement of Facts
“Eckhoff’s best work, intelligent yet fun, produces these sorts of melancholy effects from absurd material through clever premises.” – Winnipeg Free Press