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An innovative poetic glossary!

An innovative poetic glossary!

Counter-Desecration: A Glossary for Writing Within the Anthropocene

Edited by Linda Russo and Marthe Reed
With preface by Allison Adelle Hedge Coke

“Affirming the imagination’s importance in effecting change, with marvelous invention this poets’ glossary of terms responsive to the Anthropocene illuminates losses and violations, offers resources, inspires hope.” —Lynn Keller, author of Recomposing Ecopoetics

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