That Light Feeling Under Your Feet

The poems in Kayla Geitzler's That Light Feeling Under Your Feet are at once buoyant and weighty, with language that cuts like a keel through the sea.

Kayla Geitzler

That Light Feeling Under Your Feet plunges headfirst into the surreal and slogging world of cruise ship workers. These masterfully crafted poems challenge perpetuating colonial and class relations, as well as the hedonistic lifestyle attributed to the employees of these floating resorts.

Kayla Geitzler's debut collection interprets isolation, alienation, racism and assimilation into the margins as inevitable consequences for the seafaring workforce of the most profitable sector of the tourism industry. (From NeWest Press)

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