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Daley-Ward, Yrsa : bone

"yrsa daley-ward's bone is a symphony of breaking and mending. . . . she lays her hands on the pulse of the thing. . . . an expert storyteller. of the rarest. and purest kind." -nayyirah waheed, author of salt.

From the celebrated poet Yrsa Daley-Ward, a poignant collection of poems about the heart, life, and the inner self.

Foreword by Kiese Laymon, author of Heavy: An American Memoir

Bone. Visceral. Close to. Stark.

The poems in Yrsa Daley-Ward's collection bone are exactly that: reflections on a particular life honed to their essence-so clear and pared-down, they become universal.

From navigating the oft competing worlds of religion and desire, to balancing society's expectations with the raw experience of being a woman in the world; from detailing the experiences of growing up as a first generation black British woman, to working through situations of dependence and abuse; from finding solace in the echoing caverns of depression and loss, to exploring the vulnerability and redemption in falling in love, each of the raw and immediate poems in Daley-Ward's bone resonates to the core of what it means to be human.

"You will come away bruised.
You will come away bruised
but this will give you poetry."

Référence: 9780143132615
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Verlag Random House N.Y.
Einband Kartonierter Einband (Kt)
Erscheinungsjahr 2017
Seitenangabe 160 S.
Meldetext Versandbereit innert 24 Stunden
Ausgabekennzeichen Englisch
Masse H19.8 cm x B12.9 cm x D2.0 cm 164 g
Coverlag Penguin Books (Imprint/Brand)
Autor*in Daley-Ward, Yrsa / Laymon, Kiese
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