Shoshauna Shy | What the Postcard Didn’t Say | Gazelle Books

The combustible verses comprising this anthology examine the unsettling way people, places, and relationships affect everyday life. Exposing the baggage, detours, accommodations, and push and pull of the male/female dance, the verses reveal what the postcards really said from the backstage of the subconscious where the messages are throwing a now-or-never party. Full of turbulent encounters and startling discoveries — a groom dancing with his ex at his wedding, a cashier in a hold-up by her former one-night-stand, something you hope you won’t have to tell your daughter — this collection is a tailbone toss across the continental divide in a jeep that dropped its muffler ten miles back. Continue reading