by Azalea Hazelwood
About the Book
Rubbernecker is a fanciful collection of collaged poetry snipped from mainstream magazines and materialistic mayhem and arranged upon handmade papers. Playing upon imagery and words removed from an original, mass-media context, Rubbernecker purposely delineates a narration on the use and abuse of perceived p o w e r and the inherent beauty embedded within simple patterns.
Moreover, Rubbernecker serves as a c o n s c i o u s - c a p i t a l i s t i c model for how individuals can directly support positive, global changes.
Azalea Hazelwood (r)evolves around the practicality of DIY living and spends her time contributing to sustainable community infrastructures. Her vivid poetry tugs upon complexity, creating a unique, multi-dimensional voice in a paperbound world. Azalea desires to see poetry continue the time-honored traditions of inspiring others. And it’s easy to imagine such a space through Azalea’s poetry, where both can act in accord and in turn promote the power of the spoken and written word. She shares her poetry with sporadic and passionate performances where sidewalks begin and at open mic scenes across the U S of A.