Haunted Household
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Published in: May-June 2004 issue.

Room Where I Was BornThe Room Where I Was Born
by Brian Teare
University of Wisconsin Press. 112 pages, $14.95


THE TITLE of Brian Teare’s debut volume of poetry, The Room Where I Was Born, proves apt: it is indeed about origins, about confronting how the room, house, family, town, and finally trauma of our childhood can shape our relationship to self, language, and even our view of history.

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