Public Gestures

Matt Yurdana’s first book was named as a finalist in poetry for the Oregon Book Awards. It explores the stories, recollections, and half-truths that we stand by and rely upon. Poet Gary Snyder writes: “These highly intelligent poems—slightly daft, mildly sinister, subtly funny—push us to be ready for anything. Soulful, rational, unjudgmental, heartbreaking, and healing. A hugely refreshing book.” Andrew Hudgins says, “Few poets can equal his astute merging of music and meaning. Public Gestures speaks with an enthralling voice.” And Pattiann Rogers says, “This is a first book of rare originality and perception.”

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