Vishvarūpa: Michelle Cahill by 5 Islands Press, $22.95 pb, 93 pp, 9780734042057

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April 2012, no. 340

Vishvarūpa: Michelle Cahill by 5 Islands Press, $22.95 pb, 93 pp, 9780734042057

Reviewed by
April 2012, no. 340

Vishvarūpa, Michelle Cahill’s second collection, is a convocation of untouchables and deities – unbelieving, irreverent, and sardonic – each a proxy for an aspect of the poet’s (post-colonial) self; each a stand-in, even, for a moment in every human life.

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