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review The Octopus Museum 103 In these pages we see that what was once a generalized fear for our children car accidents falling from a tree is now hyper reasonable specific and multiple school shootings nuclear attack loss of health care a polluted planet As Shaughnessy conjures our potential future she movingly and often with humor en I am clearly in the minority but I did not like this collection I found the writing and thoughts disharmonious and incongruous Octopi take over the world because humans have destroyed the world I agreed with the letter about the rise of plastics Initially I appreciated the definition of people and then it went on ad nauseam and I wanted to toss the book aside I wish I had Burning Attraction reasonable specific and multiple school shootings nuclear attack loss of health care a polluted planet As Shaughnessy conjures our potential future she movingly and often with humor en I am clearly in the minority but I did not like this collection I found the writing and thoughts disharmonious and incongruous Octopi take over the world because humans have destroyed the world I agreed with the letter about the The Numbers Game rise of plastics Initially I appreciated the definition of people and then it went on ad nauseam and I wanted to toss the book aside I wish I had

summary The Octopus Museum

The Octopus Museum

review The Octopus Museum 103 Visions an age where cephalopods might rule over humankind a fate she suggests we may just deserve after destroying their oceans These heartbreaking terrified poems are the battle cry of a woman who is fighting for the survival of the world she loves and a stirring exhibition of who we are as a civilization From Letter from an Elder Have we even understood us We were the humans a bafflement of evolution most species evolve to live we devolved to evil Most infinitesimal specks get suashed by a much bigger foot and maybe we re not the only dot of a species to die of its own self hatred but we are rare We were rare The lovely planet may be salvaged with our extinction I won t live to know but it would be some last lightI cling to this because to hope for the earth to go on after we re gone is the only kind of love left the last good human piece of us That some of our ether soul spirit wishes vibrations might linger here That some form of hope can stay with or without us 50 51 Burning Attraction rule over humankind a fate she suggests we may just deserve after destroying their oceans These heartbreaking terrified poems are the battle cry of a woman who is fighting for the survival of the world she loves and a stirring exhibition of who we are as a civilization From Letter from an Elder Have we even understood us We were the humans a bafflement of evolution most species evolve to live we devolved to evil Most infinitesimal specks get suashed by a much bigger foot and maybe we The Numbers Game re not the only dot of a species to die of its own self hatred but we are Tall man riding. rare We were The 7 Components of Transformative Organizing Theory rare The lovely planet may be salvaged with our extinction I won t live to know but it would be some last lightI cling to this because to hope for the earth to go on after we The Big Golden Book of Poetry re gone is the only kind of love left the last good human piece of us That some of our ether soul spirit wishes vibrations might linger here That some form of hope can stay with or without us 50 51

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review The Octopus Museum 103 This collection of bold and scathingly beautiful feminist poems imagines what comes after our current age of environmental destruction racism sexism and divisive politicsInformed by Brenda Shaughnessy's craft as a poet and her worst fears as a mother the poems in The Octopus Museum blaze forth from her pen Gorgeous uniue language line by line and poem by poem It s free verse and yet it falls into comforting familiar rhythms and never sounds false or forced The subjects are wide ranging really an extraordinary mix of different varieties of perfectly observed moments The book itself is gorgeous too a largish hardcover that s such a treat to hold and to smell with an ink in water jacket photo that seems just right for the poems inside not completely random and yet open to allowing a beautiful chaos in The Big Golden Book of Poetry racism sexism and divisive politicsInformed by Brenda Shaughnessy's craft as a poet and her worst fears as a mother the poems in The Octopus Museum blaze forth from her pen Gorgeous uniue language line by line and poem by poem It s free verse and yet it falls into comforting familiar NITRO: The Incredible Rise and Inevitable Collapse of Ted Turner's WCW rhythms and never sounds false or forced The subjects are wide Wild Man Creek (Virgin River, ranging The Non-Designer's Design Book (4th Edition) really an extraordinary mix of different varieties of perfectly observed moments The book itself is gorgeous too a largish hardcover that s such a treat to hold and to smell with an ink in water jacket photo that seems just Homewrecker right for the poems inside not completely Make your own model forts & castles random and yet open to allowing a beautiful chaos in


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    characters ↠ eBook or Kindle ePUB ✓ Brenda Shaughnessy Brenda Shaughnessy ✓ 3 characters summary The Octopus Museum This poetry collection imagines a time in the future when our octopus overlords create a museum to remember the human species and its racism m

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    review The Octopus Museum 103 My favourite poems are the ones that when read feel like they answer a uestion I didn't know I had hadn't yet formed the poem as simultaneous uestion and answer And yet re readable and yielding a little bit with each readThe Idea of Others An animal is scritching in the wall behind my bed At first I thought it was some kind of water crackling in a heating pipe but what kind of water stops when you thump the

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    review The Octopus Museum 103 Gorgeous uniue language line by line and poem by poem It's free verse and yet it falls into comforting familiar rhythms and

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    review The Octopus Museum 103 characters ↠ eBook or Kindle ePUB ✓ Brenda Shaughnessy Brenda Shaughnessy ✓ 3 characters This is a bizarre set of poems – kinda dystopian kinda environmentalist – that imagines the world has been taken over by octopus overlords Plastics waste and guns have degraded human society to such an extent that going vegan and having children to spread love around can’t make any kind of positive difference any It’s too late This is the “after” picture but it’s wry than bleak “If you want to

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    summary The Octopus Museum review The Octopus Museum 103 I am clearly in the minority but I did not like this collection I found the writing and thoughts disharmonious and incongr

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    review The Octopus Museum 103 Kind of an odd read Partitioned into a few titled sections The Octopus Museum follows course in feeling a bit too disparate Both thematic and formal shifts are pronounced and seemingly haphazard in their integration into the larger collection here and there are a handful of cringy try hard dictive choices that do not work at all That said th

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    review The Octopus Museum 103 We were uite literally gunning for our own extinction it now seems obvious If not by pandemic or self inflicted extreme climate events or bordernation hysteria gleefully murderous cops and presidents and dictators

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    review The Octopus Museum 103 From “Letter from an Elder” “Have we even understood us We were the humans a bafflement of evolution most species evolve to live; we devolved to evil Most infinitesimal specks get suashed by a much bigger foot and maybe we’

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    Brenda Shaughnessy ✓ 3 characters characters ↠ eBook or Kindle ePUB ✓ Brenda Shaughnessy summary The Octopus Museum Every time I read one of Brenda Shaughnessy's books I am infuriated by how easy she makes it look to write amazing poetry I can't remember the last time I raced through a book of poetry like it was a thriller no

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    review The Octopus Museum 103 Brenda Shaughnessy ✓ 3 characters I appreciated the whole of this book than its individual parts The overall theme of the book the octopoids and their domination of m

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  • Hardcover
  • 96
  • The Octopus Museum
  • Brenda Shaughnessy
  • English
  • 02 May 2019
  • 9780525655657