Borrowing Your Body by Laura Passin


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Borrowing Your Body is a collection of poems that focus on the duties of being a daughter, sister, partner, and how to survive grief, sickness, and the ails that plague a person. The collection explores the unknown and imagined worlds, the boundless edges of invention, and the creative leaps the brain can make. Tackling themes of illness, death, sorrow, and the vast universe, these poems remind us we are all human.

About the author:

Laura Passin is the author of Borrowing Your Body (Riot in Your Throat, 2021) and All Sex and No Story (Rabbit Catastrophe Press). She earned her PhD in English Literature at Northwestern and her MFA in Creative Writing at the University of Oregon. Her writing has appeared in a wide range of publications, including Prairie Schooner, Glass: A Journal of PoetryThe ToastRolling StoneElectric Literature, and Best New Poets.  Her work has been nominated for the Pushcart prize and Best of the Net anthology. Laura lives in Denver with too many pets.

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Weight 0.4 lbs
Dimensions 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.75 in