Category: Womens Poetry

Download e-book for kindle: Floodgates by Shakele Seaton

By Shakele Seaton

ISBN-10: 154558981X

ISBN-13: 9781545589816

“Floodgates” is a private trip via younger maturity. It covers varied domain names: love, sisterhood, femininity, black womanhood, psychological well-being, race, and (well-)being. those poems are reminders that we're vigorous, whether we could seem a bit messy at times. it truly is embracing that rawness that makes us appealing. That makes existence complete. primarily, those poems are me flooded onto the pages, my voice ultimately being heard, overwhelmingly so. it's a mirrored image of being bursting on the seams, uninterested in retaining all of it in, and at last freeing. In its radiance and rawness, it speaks to the adventure of discovering your self, within the cracks and crevices of individuals you stumble upon, and no matter what else this global indicates you.

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Hilary Clark,Marnie Parsons's The Dwelling of Weather PDF

By Hilary Clark,Marnie Parsons

ISBN-10: 1894078268

ISBN-13: 9781894078269

Shortlisted for the 2003 Anne Szumigalski Award for Poetry and for the 2003 urban of Saskatoon e-book Award (Saskatchewan e-book Awards)

Hilary Clark's most up-to-date quantity of poems shelters a global of news and poems, of the methods of language which are the dearest domestic of a author. "The hinge," she writes later in "Dwelling", "is consciousness to the instant, its specific light." And Clark attends with brain acutely tuned, with center open and keen; she writes with the delicate nuances, the mild shifts of 1 who has dwelt lengthy in phrases and located in them an unending unfolding of probabilities: "each be aware can be others, thresholds to attainable stories" ("Other Worlds"). those poems hint, via their internet of reference, a existence tale of studying -- the Bible, Shakespeare, Blake, Lewis Carroll, and Emily Bronte meet Michael Palmer, Fred Wah, and Robert Duncan -- not only Clark's existence tale yet any reader’s who unearths in phrases the way to trap the spirit homeward.

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Download PDF by Sadiqa de Meijer: Leaving Howe Island

By Sadiqa de Meijer

ISBN-10: 0889822956

ISBN-13: 9780889822955

In Sadiqa de Meijer’s Leaving Howe Island, poem after poem sings with an accuracy and freshness, an influence and a delicacy, which leaves one breathless. within the lengthy beginning series, "Great Aunt Unmarried," winner of the 2012 CBC Canada Writes Poetry Prize, the poet takes us on a wistful, astute trip into the prior. Musings on family members, formative years and belonging spread in a sequence of snapshots that astonish us with their readability and secret, their tranformative power.

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Read e-book online Meeting the Tormentors in Safeway PDF

By Alexandra Oliver

ISBN-10: 1927428432

ISBN-13: 9781927428436

A CANADIAN POETRY publication OF THE yr, THE nationwide POST

“Alexandra Oliver has many arrows in her quiver—all of them sharpened to an exceptional element. this is often an outstanding and pleasing collection.”—TIMOTHY STEELE

In Meeting the Tormentors in Safeway, Alexandra Oliver zooms in at the inertias, anxieties, comedies, cruelties, and epiphanies of family life:

They all had names like Jennifer or Lynne
or Katherine; all of them had bone-blonde hair,
that rainy, flat lower with bangs. They pulled your chair
from beneath you, shoved their small fists in
your face. Too quickly, you knew it should begin,
those minkish enamel like shrapnel within the air,
the Bacchic name callings, the Herculean dare,
their football cleats opposed to your porcine shin,
that chortle, which appeared like 100 birds
escaping from a gunshot throughout the reeds—
and now you might want to face all of it again:
the pleased freckled faces misplaced for words
in supermarkets, as these crimson fingers squeeze
your personal. It’s been so long! they are saying. Amen.

Oliver’s poems, which she describes as “text-based domestic movies,” unveil a cinematic imaginative and prescient of suburbia instantaneously comical and poignant: framed to resume our interest within the mundane and urgent rhyme and metre to their utmost, Meeting the Tormentors in Safeway is a five-star functionality from Canada’s new formalist sensation.

“Alexandra Oliver is in complete command of a saber wit and impeccable ear. fortunate the reader alongside for the ride.”—JEANNE MARIE BEAUMONT

“Brilliantly modern poems in conventional kinds, the paintings of a beautiful new voice.”—CHARLES MARTIN

Alexandra Oliver was once born in Vancouver, Canada and divides her time among Toronto and Glasgow, Scotland.  Her newest publication is Meeting the Tormentors in Safeway (Biblioasis). She presently teaches within the Stonecoast MFA application on the collage of Southern Maine.

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New PDF release: No Matter the Wreckage

By Sarah Kay,Sophia Janowitz

ISBN-10: 1938912489

ISBN-13: 9781938912481

Following the good fortune of her breakout poem, Sarah Kay releases her debut selection of poetry that includes paintings from the 1st decade of her occupation. irrespective of the Wreckage provides readers with new and cherished paintings that showcases Kay's knack for celebrating relations, love, shuttle, heritage, and not going amorous affairs among inanimate gadgets ("Toothbrush to the Bicycle Tire"), between different curious themes. either clean and clever, Kay's poetry permits readers to hitch in on her trip of gaining knowledge of herself and the area round her. it really is a good and robust collection.

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Download PDF by Hadel S. Ma'ayeh: From the Heart - A Journey of Love

By Hadel S. Ma'ayeh

ISBN-10: 0993863140

ISBN-13: 9780993863141

FROM the guts - A trip of affection is a suite of fifty six poems, 14 haikus and diverse sayings via the Jordanian-American writer and Huffington Post Passionista, Hadel S. Ma'ayeh. defined as haunting and undying, leading edge and jazzy, exquisitely balanced, being able to invade one's soul, Ma'ayeh's poetic voice paints an awfully real looking photograph of existence in our postmodern age. The sensory phrases and feelings she makes use of successfully delivery the reader to the settings defined. The composition of the poems is adequately advanced to impress the reader into filling the blanks with their mind's eye, whereas being left short of more.

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Read e-book online Hope is a Traveler PDF

By Susan Frybort

ISBN-10: 0980885973

ISBN-13: 9780980885972

In this entrancing poetry assortment, Susan Frybort reminds us of the respect that is living on the center of daily dwelling. With poems that learn like sacred correspondence among our hearts and our essence, we're known as to recollect the wonderment of life's ever altering tide. no matter if or not it's within the name of a mourning dove, a contemplative shore, or a box of golden wild grass, the reader is left with out selection yet to include desire in a transitory global. Written with a intensity of perception and compassion seldom noticeable, this is often the rarest of first collections. Love and nature poems coalesce like a reverential hymn to the loved: the cherished on the center of each breath, the cherished that calls to us as wind, the loved that is living at the bridge among our hearts. via Frybort's eyes, there's profound value in all issues perceived small. completely every little thing is the liked. wish is a traveller is a homage to the miracle of real being.

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Get Midnight Musings PDF

By Magda Herzberger

ISBN-10: 0983103054

ISBN-13: 9780983103059

ISBN-10: 1628478802

ISBN-13: 9781628478808

From the Preface by means of James P. Moore, Jr.: "The apt name of nighttime Musings brings jointly the prodigious, expansive, and real-life reflections of Magda Herzberger, a unprecedented determine by means of any degree. She sits on my own within the corporation of her thoughts-past, current, and to come-and reaches out eloquently and movingly to readers from all walks of lifestyles. If every one folks is the sum overall of every thing we have now ever skilled in our lives, Magda brings a lot to the desk. We consider privileged to go into into her global, person who unfolds via various poems steeped actually, myth, quest, and profound faith." "As a poet," Magda says, "I consider that i'm like a photographer. occasionally I concentration my digicam and take photographs from the skin global surrounding us. different occasions I take pictures depicting the various facets of the interior international of my soul. at the back of each one of my poems in dead night Musings, there's a tale to be informed and experienced."

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