The Girl Without Arms PDF/EPUB Ì The Girl PDF \

The Girl Without Arms PDF/EPUB Ì The Girl PDF \ Poetry THE GIRL WITHOUT ARMS is a figure in Japanese folklore a young girl whose arms are lopped off by her father, and is left to die in the mountains The father, at the behest of his evil wife the girl s stepmother lures the girl into the mountains at the promise of attending a neighboring festival This is only the beginning of the tale Th. Poetry The Girl Without Arms is a figure in Japanese folklore a young girl whose arms are lopped off by her father, and is left to die in the mountains The father, at the behest of his evil wife the girl s stepmother lures the girl into the mountains at the promise of attending a neighboring festival This is only the beginning of the tale The poems of Brandon Shimoda s The Girl Without Arms are birthed of the rainy shut in pause between steps forward and back in a season of great floods In successive and interlocked sequences, these poems grapple with a seemingly unbridgeable confusion related to love, the impossibility of life outside of love, and the unbearableness of life within it as a way to give shape to the dark weather that permeates our lives, so as not to drown at its coming