Aug 24, 2016DorisWaggoner rated this title 4 out of 5 stars
This brief volume of poetry runs the gamut, from David Bowie's songs to Arthur C. Clarke's Space 2001 to Abu Ghraib and her father's death. Mostly free verse, reading like conversation. One of my favorites is about a therapist who helped her a lot, until her reaction to him began to feel like "a date with a friend," and she knew she'd gotten everything she could from him. Her father's work as an engineer on the Hubble Telescope is clearly an influence as well. I've read her later memoir about her mother, and recommend that as well. In fact, that memoir led me to her poetry.