From D. Nurkse, the former poet laureate of Brooklyn, comes a contemporary requiem, an earthy yet elegant reconsideration of the Tristan and Iseult story. In Love in the Last Days, there is a fine line between real and the imaginary, the archaic and actual, poetry and news.
In this powerful debut collection, sam sax explores and explodes the links between desire, addiction, and the history of mental health. Madness attempts to build a queer lineage out of inherited language and cultural artifacts, and embodies the strange and disjunctive workings of the mind as it grapples to make sense of the world around it.
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