Poetry collection. Somewhere between the quirky wisdom of Dr. Seuss and the compressed surrealism of Selima Hill, these poems are cheeky and exhilarating, full of strange insights and eternal truths dressed up as onions strapped to the legs (to paraphrase a line from ‘Globetrotter’). That Ole is a visual artist can be seen and felt viscerally in his mesmerizing debut collection. “With what I could fit in a bucket / I made my way through the labyrinth // I was both the mover and the maze / as they say in these parts of the garden” (‘Millennium’).
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|Published - 25 May 2021