“These Things Can I Love,” by Page Lambert
“Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?”–Mary Oliver Listening to Zuzu Bollin’s sexy blues, sipping Johnnie Walker Red, courting loneliness. Loud music, bone-deep bass lyrics. Blood-pumping brass. The spine knows what to do, knows how to stretch the urge until it whines like catgut and fiddle, stretch the loneliness so thin it wraps like muscle around the angles of the skeleton. Body...
Page Lambert Awarded Spring 2009 Orlando Nonfiction Prize
PAGE LAMBERT, recipient of Literary Fellowships from the Wyoming Arts Council in poetry and prose, and a past Fellow at the Jentel Artist Residency Program, is the author of the memoir In Search of Kinship (Fulcrum) and the novel Shifting Stars (Tor/Forge, St. Martins; finalist for the Mountains and Plains Book Award). Read her winning essay, “These Things I Can Love,” here.