Alt-Nature (Paperback)

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Alt-Nature (Paperback)


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To foil the context was to outrun the authority's imagination. And to refuse all explanations of why what we felt was not real.

To disarm the wolf every time at every gate. Unthread its learnedness and don the lonely pelt.

The poems of Alt-Nature move in desert dreams and riverbeds. Here, geography forms the basis of feeling and connection in the American Southwest. Being and becoming along meridians of environmental degradation, globalized/ing militarism, and incarceration, Saretta Morgan thinks through the languages that instantiate violence alongside those which prepare the body for love.
Saretta Morgan was born in Appalachia and raised on military installations. She's interested in the ecologies and intimacies that materialize in the shadows of U.S. militarization. She is a member of the Belladonna* Collaborative and organizes with the grassroots humanitarian aid organization No More Deaths, and with About Face: Veterans Against the War.
Product Details ISBN: 9781566896979
ISBN-10: 1566896975
Publisher: Coffee House Press
Publication Date: February 6th, 2024
Pages: 160
Language: English