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These brilliant devotional poems are incantations, spells, and prayers made manifest...They are fierce, political, intimate, playful, and heartbreakingly honest poems. Who stands as witness inside the house of new love? “Sometimes I foolishly still think we are the only ones,” she writes. And in this way, she has written a book for everyone.
— Sarah Messer, author of Dress Made of Mice
I’ll Build Us a Home is a curio cabinet of what’s been collected / what remains uncertain & just beyond reach, reminding us “how nerves help us navigate/the world” & that “all myths/begin with dirt.
— Emily O’Neill, author of You Can’t Pick Your Genre
 Emily’s debut chapbook  I’ll Build Us a Home  was released from Finishing Line Press in 2018.  Click here to order a copy.

Emily’s debut chapbook I’ll Build Us a Home was released from
Finishing Line Press in 2018. Click here to order a copy.

What tender spaces resist definition? How do we interpret the unknown’s ability to shift in and out of language? And what are we afraid or reluctant to compromise? In Wilson’s poems, if “the mouth [is] as empty as a house,” what lived there once? What frogs continue to feel unheard in those dark swamps of the mind?
— Roy G. Guzmán, author of Restored Mural for Orlando