By Jan Conn

"Every drawer in each chest overflows with illogic and passion." "Do we need love every day of our lives?" Jan Conn asks in a poem known as Michoac'n. "You wager your ass," she solutions. The poems of Botero's appealing Horses are charged with otherness, brilliant with the pleasure and probability of transformation. Many are descriptions of surrealist canvases, astonishingly kinetic narratives composed through taking a look tough at strange photographs, the artists' writings and their situations; and allowing them to converse for themselves. The booklet turns into a trip clear of the ordinary into different cultures, specially Latin American. Poem after poem gathers a feeling of internal in addition to outward trip clear of a dangerous adolescence; right into a huge international wealthy and unusual with a recurrent underworld motif of darkness, blackness. yet what a black! wealthy and diverse, lifestyles as though seen within the "obsidian mirrors the Aztecs shaped from the dark."Colours the Aztecs invented: eagle-devouring-snake black expansionist black dried-blood black. They enjoyed the evening creatures: owls, scorpions, bats, the Queen of Spiders." --from "People of the Left-Sided Hummingbird." "Jan Conn is a Dali with a scalpel of phrases, with colourwheels for eyes. To learn her is to consider alive, occasionally flayed, yet regularly held in a lush dream replete with wildlife every piece as magical as they're actual. She is accomplishing an operation of intelligence and remark, a taxonomy of the senses cooked over flames of paintings, embracing the cultures of the Americas."--Marilyn Bowering

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