In this collection, her second volume from Shearsman, Anne Blonstein continues to explore the possibilities of novel poetic forms. These poems have been compared to gemstones, changing "in sense and shape and sound according to the particular sign (or space) that catches the eye, or the breath". to be continued is divided into three parts. The short poems of the opening section, 'mistress of the crazy chromosome', are structured by the Jewish date on which they were written. For the long poem 'thou shalt not kill', the Hebrew letters of the sixth commandment provide the skeleton for the poem. The concluding section, which lends its name to the volume, is a sequence of love poems.