Dear Delinquent

Product Number: EB00793349
Released: Dec 02, 2019
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781946448354
Publisher: Sarabande Books
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Description

Is it possible for poetry to be simultaneously raw and elegant, direct and oblique, hurtful and consoling? Yes, says Dear Delinquent, Ann Townsend's incandescent new collection. "My heart presses my ribcage like an octagon fist," she writes, taking on the persona of both betrayed and betrayer. Through poems that masterfully recall the styles of Sylvia Plath or Philip Larkin, Townsend convinces us that, even if its most destructive forms, love is the driving force behind all behavior.

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Author(s): Ann Townsend
Genre: Poetry
Original Publish Date: Aug 27, 2019

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