ISBN 13: 978-1-890311-14-8
80 pgs, Cover by Holly Bressler
$12.00 direct from Aerial/Edge
Kaia Sand's interval establishes the "hunger throated sound" of a language
in the act of interrogating its moment. Hers is an unflinching and
thrillingly political practice, anchored to the "undertow of conversation(s)"
having to do with "rolling blackouts," "free-market water," "imperialism"
and the question of "how to live in the galore...in this field of human
adjustments." Sand is a necessary poet, and bracingly new.
So shaken to alertness you will be by this collected splendor you will
tread more mindfully across "the florid calm" and "themepark america" and learn to heed the wages of inertia. You will lose sleep, for everything
full of love makes attentiveness all the more dear. And you will want
more, for the recognition of a generations-long absence is the language
of interval. This work is a love of possibility and the humanity that
goes there, with the collectively-driven conviction "it is now we must
begin / to gather." Read this book for its evocation of the sublime
in the face of the populace's raw complacency telescoped and intercepted,
and do follow the ample instructions: "holler away our do-not-disturb