Leaving Tulsa

Leaving Tulsa

Jennifer Elise Foerster / Oct 16, 2019

Leaving Tulsa In her first magical collection of poetry Jennifer Elise Foerster weaves together a mythic and geographic exploration of a woman s coming of age in a dislocated time Leaving Tulsa a book of road ele

  • Title: Leaving Tulsa
  • Author: Jennifer Elise Foerster
  • ISBN: 9780816522361
  • Page: 378
  • Format: Paperback
  • In her first magical collection of poetry, Jennifer Elise Foerster weaves together a mythic and geographic exploration of a woman s coming of age in a dislocated time Leaving Tulsa, a book of road elegies and laments, travels from Oklahoma to the edges of the American continent through landscapes at once stark and lush, ancient and apocalyptic The imagery that cycles thrIn her first magical collection of poetry, Jennifer Elise Foerster weaves together a mythic and geographic exploration of a woman s coming of age in a dislocated time Leaving Tulsa, a book of road elegies and laments, travels from Oklahoma to the edges of the American continent through landscapes at once stark and lush, ancient and apocalyptic The imagery that cycles through the poems fire, shell, highway, wing gives the collection a rich lyrical dramatic texture Each poem builds on a theme of searching for a lost self an other America that crosses biblical, tribal, and ecological mythologies.In Leaving Tulsa, Foerster is not afraid of the strange or of estrangement The narrator occupies a space in between and navigates the offbeat experiences of a speaker that is of both Muscogee and European heritage With bold images and candid language, Foerster challenges the perceptions of what it means to be Native, what it means to be a woman, and what it means to be an American today Ultimately, these brave and luminous poems engage and shatter the boundaries of time, self, and continent.Foerster s journey transcends both geographic space and the confines of the page to live vividly in the mind of the reader.

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    1. There is a strange beauty running through Jennifer Elise Foerster's first book of poems, Leaving Tulsa, a breathless and eerie strain that explores multiple narratives of the self, the landscape, about culture, about history, about loss. The reader is taken through the arid countryside that, while may be familiar to some, here, takes on a haunting aura that reflects the speakers' grief and longing where "cicadas/ deafen the sultry twilight" and the only rainbows in sight are made from gasoline ( [...]




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