EppsNet Archive: Bernadette Mayer

Bernadette Mayer’s Writing Experiments

Posted by on 10 Nov 2012

Favorite Poem of the Week

28 Oct 2012 /

My favorite poem of the week — again from Modern & Contemporary American Poetry — was “Invasion of the Body Snatchers” by Bernadette Mayer, especially the final image of the stressed-out new mother reading The Wild Boy of Aveyron, about a feral child raised by wolves.