Sweat-borne Secrets by Sally Jenkinson

The second book from Burning Eye is a chapbook from Sally Jenkinson. This is what Jo Bell and Kate Fox thought of it:

“‘Holding out a heart like a six-ounce sirloin’ comes Sally

Jenkinson with her poems of love and not-love. Here are urban adventures with gasmen and barmaids and Simon Armitage; sometimes kind, sometimes wounded but always paying attention. Sally writes with an eye to the truth, an ear to the sound of a line and always a fierce determination to tell her truth. A strong new voice, gutsy and intelligent, worth the reading.”

Jo Bell

“Sensuous, surreal, bold and beautiful, Sally Jenkinson’s

image-filled poems spill gloriously across the page. Often, a line will leap out and squeeze you by the throat. Poetry that sings from a poet whose song I’d like to hear more of.”

Kate Fox

 

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