Amy Gerstler: Scattered at Sea

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Amy Gerstler's new book of poems, Scattered at Sea, is an exploration of getting lost, the unknown, mortality and remembrance. We ask her if a poem is a kind of thought. For Gerstler, poetry is a practice and a process related to thinking – something she can no longer do without paper. Her poems have a delightful, sonorous quality to them that she calls a "sound salad."