Of course, here at Ad Hominem we immediately noticed that many of the poems were just plain sexy. The collection contains a poem called “Garden of Sex II.” Interpret that as you will.
Along the way, Jeanne Larsen explores the full depth of the human (botanical?) experience: creation, and compromise, and triumph, and shopping malls. And she explores it all through beautiful, meticulous language. And there are two sex garden poems. Two of them.