The Only Light We Read By
by Margaret Aho
"Awesome" — Sherman Alexie
Poems about growing up Catholic near Los Alamos, New Mexico, during the Cold War 1950s under the omnipresent threat of nuclear uncertainty.
Margaret Aho is the author of Carpal Bones (Limberlost 1993), a collection of poems that Harald Wyndham said "pull us into history and myth, into the collective unconscious of ancient realities." Margret’s work has appeared in magazines across the country including Beloit Poetry Journal, Northwest Review, Willow Springs and Quarterly West. She often teaches writing workshops for high school women, as part of Idaho’s "Tumblewords" Writing Project.
Letterpressed in an edition of 500 copies and sewn by hand into Magnani Pescia wrappers.
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