First Wife

[PDF] Unlimited ´ First Wife : by Laura Madeline Wiseman - First Wife, First Wife First Wife Hyacinth Girl Press lets Lilith speak Who is Lilith Is she the mythic first wife of Adam who escaped subservience to her husband and her husband s God and became stigmatized as a dem [PDF] Unlimited ´ First Wife : by Laura Madeline Wiseman - First Wife, First Wife First Wife Hyacinth Girl Press lets Lilith speak Who is Lilith Is she the mythic first wife of Adam who escaped subservience to her husband and her husband s God and became stigmatized as a dem

  • Title: First Wife
  • Author: Laura Madeline Wiseman
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  • Page: 241
  • Format: Handmade chapbook
First Wife

[PDF] Unlimited ´ First Wife : by Laura Madeline Wiseman, First Wife, Laura Madeline Wiseman, First Wife First Wife Hyacinth Girl Press lets Lilith speak Who is Lilith Is she the mythic first wife of Adam who escaped subservience to her husband and her husband s God and became stigmatized as a demoness Or is she an ordinary woman preoccupied with gardening cyberspace irritation at the requirements of pretty and ready to choose herself Does she know that sometimFirst Wife Hyacinth [PDF] Unlimited ´ First Wife : by Laura Madeline Wiseman - First Wife, First Wife First Wife Hyacinth Girl Press lets Lilith speak Who is Lilith Is she the mythic first wife of Adam who escaped subservience to her husband and her husband s God and became stigmatized as a dem

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About “Laura Madeline Wiseman

  • Laura Madeline Wiseman

    Laura Madeline Wiseman is the author of 26 books and chapbooks Her latest books are Velocipede, published by Stephen F Austin State University Press and Through A Certain Forest published by BlazeVOX books.She is also the author of the full length collections of poetry An Apparently Impossible Adventure BlazeVOX books , 2016 , Drink BlazeVOX books , 2015 , Wake Aldrich Press, 2015 , Some Fatal Effects of Curiosity and Disobedience Lavender Ink, 2014 , American Galactic Martian Lit, 2014 , Queen of the Platform Anaphora Literary Press, 2013 and Sprung San Francisco Bay Press, 2012.Her collaborative books are People Like Cats with Chuka Susan Chesney, Red Dashboard, LCC in 2016 , Leaves of Absence with artist Sally Deskins Red Dashboard, LCC, 2016 , The Hunger of the Cheeky Sisters with artist Lauren Rinaldi Les Femmes Folles, 2015, and Intimates and Fools Les Femmes Folles, 2014 with artist Sally Deskins Her flash novel is The Bottle Opener Red Dashboard, LCC 2014.Her letterpress books are Unclose The Door Gold Quoin Press, 2012 and Farm Hands Gold Quoin Press, 2012 Her chapbooks are Threnody Porkbelly Press, 2014 , Spindrift Dancing Girl Press, 2014 , Stranger Still Finishing Line Press, 2013, First Wife Hyacinth Girl Press, 2013 , Men and Their Whims Writing Knights Press, 2013 , She Who Loves Her Father Dancing Girl Press, 2012 , Branding Girls Finishing Line Press, 2011 , Ghost Girl Pudding House, 2010 , and My Imaginary Dancing Girl Press, 2010 Her early DIY chapbooks include Plastic Matches 2002 She is also the editor of Bared Contemporary Poetry and Art on Bras and Breasts Les Femmes Folles Books, 2017 and Women Write Resistance Poets Resist Gender Violence Hyacinth Girl Press, 2013 Her work has appeared in Margie, Prairie Schooner, Arts Letters, Feminist Studies, Mid American Review, Blackbird, 13th Moon, Cream City Review, Poet Lore and elsewhere Awards and grants include the Academy of American Poets Award and the Helene Wurlitzer Foundation grant Currently, she teaches writing at the University of Nebraska Lincoln.



303 thoughts on “First Wife

  • First Wife Hyacinth Girl Press, 2013 lets Lilith speak.Who is Lilith Is she the mythic first wife of Adam, who escaped subservience to her husband and her husband s God and became stigmatized as a demoness Or is she an ordinary woman preoccupied with gardening, cyberspace, irritation at the requirements of pretty and ready to choose herself Does she know that sometimes words stand in the way of their meaning Yes, yes and yes, in the poetry of Laura Madeline Wiseman s First Wife, whose words are [...]


  • This is a potent and lyrical chapbook of poems that both enigmatically and successfully negotiates between the mythic Lilith and a contemporary woman on a train, in the desert, buying something she doesn t need at the garden store with the gift card Adam s given her I love how the poems themselves, and the epigraphs from C.S Lewis to Ben Sira to Alicia Ostriker and Deborah Harkness draw on such a broad cultural context for Lilith, and how the poems use narrative to see and re see sisterhood, tem [...]


  • Mythical, yet modern, Wiseman s portrait of a marriage is iconic and timeless In this beautifully constructed chapbook, Lilith, Adam s first wife, now middle class, engages in the quotidian activities of having taken engagement photos, gardening, marking an anniversary Yet, all the time, these poems are skillfully grounded in the ancient idea of Eden.


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