This moving debut novel in verse about a teenage girl dealing with the aftermath of an accident that nearly takes her brother s life is a stunning exploration of grief and the power of forgiveness The reminder is always there a dent on the right side of Jonah s forehead The spot you d press when
Homie is Danez Smith s magnificent anthem about the saving grace of friendship Rooted in the loss of one of Smith s close friends, this book comes out of the search for joy and intimacy within a nation where both can seem scarce and getting scarcer In poems of rare power and generosity, Smith
Nikki Grimes, Coretta Scott King Award winning author, and acclaimed illustrator Elizabeth Zunon s latest children s masterpiece creates an imagination fueled and animal filled journey to bedtime A rhythmic, playful romp through a restless child s bedtime routine a loving, effective lullaby.
A major collection of entirely new poems from the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award winning author of Time and Materials and The Apple Trees at OlemaA new volume of poetry from Robert Hass is always an event In Summer Snow, his first collection of poems since 2010, Hass further affirms his
In this remarkable, frank, and gut wrenching mix of words and images, Teva continues on her journey, grappling with what it means to live with metastatic breast cancer She plunges deep into her inner world, shadowing the progression of the disease Reality takes on sharp edges the swell of cancer
Poems dive straight into the depths of mental illness and depression, evoking intense grief and pain Heavy space imagery is paired with streams of consciousness, trying to come to terms with loss but feeling like you re floating through a surreal world like an astronaut on a different planet.
Shirley Temple tap dancing at the Kiwanis Club, Stevie Nicks glaring at Lindsey Buckingham during a live version of Silver Springs, Frank Ocean lyrics staking new territory on the page this is a taste of the cultural landscape sampled in Your New Feeling is the Artifact of a Bygone Era Chad
Where entanglements of anti trans violence, the police state, and fascism script so much of common sense, in these resplendent poems, to settle into common sense won t serve Reconstructions at once brings forward the past and makes possible different futures This is a collection underwritten by
Brown s collection, Sana Sana, is simultaneously revelatory and familiar like its title, the poems within aim their gaze towards healing but not healing in a conciliatory way here Brown looks to heal by swishing a finger through the wound and holding the blood up to the light Which is to say,
Bury Me in Thunder, the full length debut by moira j., is an eviscerating collection, suffused with nature, ceremony, and pain Here, a mother gives birth in a field of flowers, a child emerges from the stomach of a whale, while the speaker keeps working to locate the epicenter of tenderness.