Cook has created a manic blur of a speaker, a ghost of a woman who sees herself in the assumed reflections of some common and somewhat catastrophic objects. In "Head Twists" we see the first of these reflections as being a "headless manikin." The speaker is looking at herself in such an image, pondering if such a headless "manikin might be more level headed than the current twisting me."
from the beginning of a new review of Juliet Cook's latest poetry chapbook, RED DEMOLITION (Shirt Pocket Press, 2014), by AJ Huffman at Sein und Werden
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