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Noctis Licentia: Poems Amy Lawless

Noctis Licentia: Poems

Amy Lawless

Published July 28th 2008
ISBN : 9780615202723
(Paperback)
78 pages
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 About the Book 

Amy Lawless is a brazen poet with an eye for the absurd and the darkly comic. Her work lies on the border of that which makes us laugh and that which frightens us. Lawless poems confront the basic human emotion of isolation with a skewed, flippantMoreAmy Lawless is a brazen poet with an eye for the absurd and the darkly comic. Her work lies on the border of that which makes us laugh and that which frightens us. Lawless poems confront the basic human emotion of isolation with a skewed, flippant perspective that is callous to the tired sentiment of loneliness. This is where the awesome courage of her poems lies. But these poems are first and foremost entertaining. This rarity in modern poetry is collected here in this fabulous debut.