The Nightly Suicides, by Carol Lynn Stevenson Grellas

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The Nightly Suicides, by Carol Lynn Stevenson Grellas

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Carol Lynn Stevenson Grellas’s voice reaches us clearly, yet as if in a dream, in this unflinching collection singed with emotion, and bristling with small but trenchant detail.

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Carol Lynn Stevenson Grellas’s voice reaches us clearly, yet as if in a dream, in “List Poem without Prejudice:”

Once the radio sounded better in a blue Ford 
station wagon when music was amplified by tears
and several puffs from your father’s cigarette
wafted your way through clouds
long after he died.

The book’s title makes no bones what sort of a ride you’re in for, a signal reaffirmed in titles of Grellas’s individual poems like “In the Emptying of Pockets,” or “You’re Dying, Darling.” Grellas does not disappoint, in this unflinching collection singed with emotion, and bristling with small but trenchant detail.