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The BODY BANQUET: poems Carla Jetko

The BODY BANQUET: poems

Carla Jetko

Published May 11th 2006
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81 pages
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The Body Banquet unhinges the gates to dreamscapes where obsessions with food, body and place reign in ordered chaos. Carla Jetko uses modern incantations and seductive rhythms to lure us into the lush sanctuaries of her mind. Her intelligent andMoreThe Body Banquet unhinges the gates to dreamscapes where obsessions with food, body and place reign in ordered chaos. Carla Jetko uses modern incantations and seductive rhythms to lure us into the lush sanctuaries of her mind. Her intelligent and subtle use of humour, coupled with unusual imagery constantly surprises, in a realm where ordinary events metamorphose into the extraordinaryLike a box of gourmet chocolates, these poems include a rich selection of tastes and adventures that are good enough to tempt skeptics and poetry lovers alikeThis book  entices,  loosens inhibitions, and invites interaction with entities from myth and legend. Dine with Robigus the God of Mildew, experience the bitter rites of gold and  chocolate in the Olmec Basin cruise the aisles of a surreal supermarket, and immerse yourself in toast envyThis, her first full length poetry collection, is a  delicious offering where boundaries fade and body becomes banquet, banquet becomes body“Carla Jetkos mouthwatering poetry is presented with  confidence and flair, its courses served in delectable parcels of prose poems with lashings of free versePoetry to be enjoyed by the keen epicure and savoured for its sensuous sharpness, imaginative honesty and unnerving directness. It is to be taken seriously. Poetry for poetry foodiesSally Evans - Editor of PoetryScotland SPAN s