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Poetry & Prosthetics
The Amputee’s Guide to Sex by Jillian Weise is an electric and audacious collection of poetry that shows readers the complexity behind emotional and sexual [...]
Author: Jillian Weise
Publisher: Soft Skull Press
Genre: Poetry
The Sun And Her Review
In this book of poems, Kaur takes you on a literary ride through five sections. Wilting, falling, rooting, rising, and blooming. In these sections, each [...]
Author: Rupi Kaur
Publisher: Andrews McMeel
Genre: Poetry
Lighthouse For The Drowning: A Review of the English Half
Lighthouse For The Drowning is Jawdat Fakhreddine’s first U.S. publication, but his poetry is known throughout the global Arab community. A native of [...]
Author: Jawdat Fakhreddine
Publisher: BOA Editions Ltd. Rochester NY
Genre: Poetry
From the cover, readers of Ginger Ko’s Inherit are asked to confront scale: a stark landscape inhabited by a daughter, left to “pull [herself] out of it on [...]
Author: Ginger Ko
Publisher: Sidebrow Books
Genre: Poetry
Bough Down
Karen Green’s Bough Down is a profoundly emotional experience. In terms of form, it bridges the gap between the prose poem and the lyric essay, with [...]
Author: Karen Green
Publisher: siglio
Genre: Non-Fiction
Genre: Poetry
The Crossover
The Crossover, by Kwame Alexander, examines several familial and social struggles including health issues, brotherly feuds and issues of social anxiety. [...]
Author: Kwame Alexander
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Genre: Children's Books
Genre: Poetry
You Nest Here With Me
The educational children’s picture book, You Nest Here With Me is written by Jane Yolen and Heidi E. Y. Stemple and illustrated by Melissa Sweet. The [...]
Author: Jane Yolen and Heidi E. Y. Stemple
Publisher: Boyds Mills Press
Genre: Children's Books
Red: A Crayon’s Story
Red is a children’s book about a crayon finding his true identity with the help from his family and friends. It is a story about the courage of finding [...]
Author: Michael Hall
Publisher: Scholastic
Genre: Children's Books
The Black Maria
The country is in unrest, is what they say. And it is. For many it is dangerous. At times, it is numbing and at times it makes little to no sense why we [...]
Author: Aracelis Girmay
Publisher: BOA
Genre: Poetry
Our Numbered Days
I first encountered Neil Hilborn when I came across a viral performance of his original slam piece “OCD” which can be found here. This poem is located in [...]
Author: Neil Hilborn
Publisher: Button Poetry
Genre: Poetry