Potato Head,Botticelli's Venus, and a Voodoo Priestess--and by images, such as a grandmother's teeth staring from a bedside mason jar, or bones "rattling like empty bottles of beer." The luckyreader who finds this collection will be glad to carry the ghosts of these poems into the tangerine-hued future.

Beth Ann Fennelly,
Author of : Open House and Tender Hooks