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by Diane Ward

"Reading Ward and other 'logo-scientists' is to become a participant in adynamic building up and tearing down of language and idea rather than asilent witness to the slick rendering of the poet's personal experience."
- Kenneth Funsten, Los Angeles Times Book Review

"Diane Ward is among those rare poets, who have found new ways to address the political in lyric forms, creating a body of verse which opens the politics of language and consciousness to us rather than assuming to instruct."
- A. L. Nielsen

"Ward's poems are lucid short stories of relationships in urban life. Their urge is toward meaning while she creates meaning like bright beads separated by space in looping arcs across the gap."
- Mei-mei Berssenbrugge

"Brilliantly explores relations of power, systems, and victims; themind's continuous turning without an axis; the body's responses to forced or conditional stimuli . . . a kind of guidebook through the workings of the psyche."
- Dodie Bellamy

80 pages
ISBN: 978-0-937804-62-9
Publication date: September 1995


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by Diane Ward

"There is in all Ward's works the type of formal diversity we have come to expect from the walking wonders who comprise our most interesting poets..."All I remain'" she writes, "is precedence." It remains to those of us who read afterwards to destroy the acoustic illusion that has grown up around this work, and to begin the work of hearing this new language."
- A.L Nielson

64 pages
ISBN: 978-0-937804-32-2
Publication date: September 1989


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by Diane Ward

"Diane's poems are lucid short stories of relationships in urban life."
- Mei-mei Berssenbrugge

"There is a richness of surface and a sure commitment to processual information in Diane Ward's writing that remind me continually of our finest gestural abstractionists. The resulting works are at once complexly layered and emotionally direct. I recommend this colleciton to everyone truly concerned with signficant new developments in the art."
- Michael Palmer

62 pages
ISBN: 978-0-937804-13-1
Publication date: April 1984

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