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Fleshy Contact: A Number of Stunning Attacks by Jessi MacEachern

Jessi MacEachern’s A Number of Stunning Attacks is an encounter of flesh and its edges where, in “The Moat Around Her Home,” “velvet lipstick lines the demarcation,” and “all is slick with love or mimicry.” There’s so much here about the private space of relation, where subjects are entered, opened wide, probed for sex or violence, “mindful to forget.” (“Orwomen”)