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Mercurochrome

Mercurochrome

(2001)
A collection of poems by

 
Coleman's courageous, impassioned voice, defiantly affirming itself in the face of social injustice and institutional dehumanization, rings out clearer than ever in her new book, Mercurochrome. So does her sensuous, vivid, tactile "verbal mandala": "love / as i live it seems more like mercurochrome / than anything else /i can conjure up. it looks so pretty and red, /and smells of a balmy / coolness when you uncap the little applicator. /but swab it on an / open sore and you nearly die under the stabbing / burn. recovery / leaves a vague tenderness...".These high-energy, incandescent poems turn up the emotional thermostat, sizzling and shooting off sparks.

 
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Hardback Editions

March 2001 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: Mercurochrome New Poems
Author(s): Wanda Coleman
ISBN: 1-57423-155-3 / 978-1-57423-155-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Black Sparrow Pr
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Paperback Editions

January 2001 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: Mercurochrome
Author(s): Wanda Coleman
ISBN: 1-57423-154-5 / 978-1-57423-154-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Black Sparrow Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

April 2001 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: Mercurochrome: New Poems
Author(s): Wanda Coleman
ISBN: 1-57423-153-7 / 978-1-57423-153-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Black Sparrow Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


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