Borsuk, Amaranth 2013

Saturday, April 13, 2013

You’re nothing but a bad pomme,
grainy fruit (not pome), a globose
berry from which we’ve garnered
garnets, grange, gram, and grenadine.

– Amaranth Borsuk, “Pomegranate: Rimon’s Rhyme”

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Read this interview with Amaranth Borsuk from iO Poetry:


Handiwork , By Amaranth Borsuk, Slope Editions 2012 1. Tell us about the title, Handiwork. Where did it come, what does it mean to you, or how did you decide on it?

Your task is to gamble on limited
light and space and face the
meadow, alkali mallow, let light
lick your basal rosette and bloom
bottle thistle through your bearded

– Amaranth Borsuk, “Wood Nexuses I”

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Amaranth Borsuk on “What ‘bookness’ really is in the age of page and screen”

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