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Sibyl James‘ arty series of prose-poems, The Adventures of Stout Mama, celebrates a certain breed of former flower-child who’s reached age 40 and entered college-professordom. The eponymous main character, an uninhibited soul, has a disinterest in monogamy, an affinity for C&W, and a pesky, Dylanlike tendency to number her dreams. And she’s not even stout—her nickname seems chosen more for punch