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Proceeding from Hélène Cixous’s charge to “kill the false woman who is preventing the live one from breathing” The Fix forges that woman’s reckoning with her violent past with her sexuality and with a future unmoored from the trappings of domestic life These poems of lyric beauty and unflinching candor negotiate the terrain of contradictory desire often to darkly comedic effect In encounters with strangers in dive bars and on highway shoulde. These poems are vividly described snapshots about every day life They are haunting and graphic and will stay with this reader for a while

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The Fix author Lisa Wells

Rs and through ekphrastic engagement with visionaries like William Blake José Clemente Orozco and the Talking Heads this book seeks the real beneath the dissembling surface Here nothing is fixed but grace arrives by diving into the complicated past in order to find a way to live now“Woman Seated with Thighs Apart” Often I am permitted to return to this kitchen tipsy pinned to the fridge to the precise instant the kiss smashed in When the jaws. Lisa Wells is a poet who understands language to be elemental a means of self immolation These lyrics sear Their force is the sort that destroys the false idols that are our prized illusions our former selves Wrought of words as ruthless as they are musical these poems demand to be heard They afford us one of art s most necessary services not the bolstering of ego but the dissolution of it In its place we are left with the ashes of our own mortality rendered in verse

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Of night are grinding and the double bed is half asleep the snore beside me syncs to the traffic light pulsing red ragged up in the linen curtain I leak such solicitous sighs to asphalt slicked with black ice high beams speed over my body whole while the drugstore weeps its remedy in strident neon throbs  I doubt I’ll make it out It’s a cold country It’s the sting of uarantine It’s my own two hands working deep inside the sheets?. What a book Wells lapidary lines peel the paint off of uotidian life to reveal the uiet violence beneath a trash can is rolled down the driveway by a grave valet a woman waits in a truck stop among shotguns and platicised bass while local detectives search for a killer and heavy rigging drags the auaduct for evidence The speakers of these poems are tired they ve been there and regard the world with a mix of rapture and the middle finger trying to reconcile the loss of love and loss of life with the mandates to make love and make art Each little fix is temporary and the big Fix remains spectral its final x carved in the air by Wells sharp blade


10 thoughts on “The Fix author Lisa Wells

  1. says:

    That was uick which I expected as it's not even a hundred pages The Fix is a collection of poems I found as utterly engaging Once you read a poem you can't help but be excited or wonder what the poet will talk about in the next poem All the poems describe moments from the poets's life but they were vividly but creatively

  2. says:

    Disclaimer Received a free digital copy of the book through Netgalley To endure thisapparatusall I have to do is lastThis poetry collection thri

  3. says:

    These poems are vividly described snapshots about every day life They are haunting and graphic and will stay with this reader for a while

  4. says:

    Full and luscious as a grape before wine making or a moon before love making the poems in The Fix live in a roadside space that’s earthy sensual erotic and wild Lisa Wells writes by feel shaping kneading and bending the line the way a potter builds a ceramic vessel from the bottom up coiling around a central idea until it’s solid visible and ready to be marveled at

  5. says:

    Lisa Wells is a poet who understands language to be elemental a means of self immolation These lyrics sear Their force is the sort that destroys the false idols that are our prized illusions our former selves Wrought of words as ruthless as they are musical these poems demand to be heard They afford us one of art's most necessary services not the bolstering of ego but the dissolution of it In its place we are

  6. says:

    I love poetry and when I came across Lisa Well's new poetry collection I knew I had to read itThe poems are of different topics The flow is also different from poem to poem Sometimes it's slow and smooth languid in its flow Other times it's fast and wild I could visualise the scenes the poet describes through her poem It did take m

  7. says:

    This collection of poetry takes the everyday and turns it on its head exploring from every angle I enjoyed this collection because it takes a bit of a risk when it comes to word choice and description putting in words and phrases that uickly let you understand that you don't know where the next line will be going Although it is a

  8. says:

    What a book Wells' lapidary lines peel the paint off of uotidian life to reveal the uiet violence beneath a trash can is rolled down the driveway by a grave valet; a woman waits in a truck stop among shotguns and platicise

  9. says:

    I received an ARC from University of Iowa Press via NetGalley in exchange for an honest reviewThe Fix is a collec

  10. says:

    I really enjoyed this collection Lisa Wells is not a poet I'm familiar with but I will watch out for her in future Not every poem struck a chord with me but the ones that did really resonated Let me uote a few lines In the park adjacent the crematory there is a toddler hidden in the folds of her stroller Only her hands are visible kneading the air there's a wound in me and everyone knows you should never trus