An Introduction to Forrest Gander’s “Immigrant Sea”
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“Maine Coast”, Winslow Homer (1896), MET Museum
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An Introduction to Forrest Gander’s “Immigrant Sea”

Julia Fiedorczuk
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Gander’s artful, formally innovative poetry often concerns perception; what happens when one is looking, listening, touching or otherwise sensing the world. “Immigrant Sea” might perhaps be read as a

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Immigrant Sea

Forrest Gander

Aroused by her inaccessibility, he aches for more
of her life to live inside him. Watching

the breakers, standing so close he can feel
heat coming off her wet scalp. What is
 

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