The Absence of Thirteen
The Absence of Thirteen is a collection of poems driven by image and sensation, which explore the human experience from the everyday to the singular. The superstitious removal of the thirteenth floor in high-rise buildings creates a concept of otherworldly space. This space exists in our minds as part of a world of ineffable emotions and ideas. At once brief and vivid, the collected poems seek to capture the indescribable, and then set it free.
About the Author
Laura Furster is a Canadian poet, fiction writer, journalist, and fine artist. Her poetry has been printed in CAROUSELMagazine, and she is a columnist for The Hamilton Spectator. Laura Furster has been nominated for “The Absence of Thirteen” in the poetry category of the 27th Annual Hamilton Literary Awards.
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