The text contracts, jumps, exceeds the margins of a conventional page, stretching as long as Dr. Abe’s legendary, menacing hands. Dentz uses typography to portray the split between the speaker’s experience and her reach for language to articulate it, such as when Dr. Abe is “[ . . . ] v o y e u ristic / The word eases into shape/ hangs like sunlight.”
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