Your Trouble is Ballooning by Amber Nelson

Your Trouble is Ballooning
poems by Amber Nelson
Half of an 80 page book
6 x 7.5″
Split side with A. Minetta Gould
cover art by Kelly Packer

A 2011 No Tell Motel Best Of


Advance praise from Stacy Doris, author of Knot:
Amber Nelson works in the tension between meaning and making.: a music of shifts and sleights. Intention is not imposed but what emerges, not the isolate personal “I” but the pulse of American culture and history. “In the correspondence of assassination/ In the simmer green floor that jettisons” –- please read!

About the book and its author:
Your Trouble is Ballooning is comprised of eight sections of dense and lovely mysteries. Nelson is the co-founder and editor for alice blue. She has recent work published in H_ngm_n, Coconut, and Columbia Poetry Review. Another chapbook, Diary of When Being With Friends Feels Like Watching TV, will be available from Slash Pine Press.

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