From the Inside Quietly

From the Inside Quietly

A complex examination of how we come to love and how we come to be, the poems in From the Inside Quietly create an intricate and urgent music of the border and the feminine body. With a voice that?s barbed at times but also full of empathy and grace, this is a powerful debut that will continue to rattle and quake in the mind. ?Ada Limón In From the Inside Quietly, Eloisa Am A complex examination of how we come to love and how we come to be, the poems in From the Inside Quietly creat...

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Title:From the Inside Quietly
Author:Eloisa Amezcua
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Genres:Poetry
ISBN:From the Inside Quietly
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Edition Language:English
Format Type:Paperback
Number of Pages:68 pages pages

From the Inside Quietly Reviews

  • Lindsey
    Jan 06, 2018

    A sparkling debut collection that embraces and revels in the contradictions inherent in our existences. The poems can be explosive, driving, or can slowly unfold with exceptional precision. They explore the need for companionship alongside requiring solitude to know oneself; desire on ...

    I see why Ada Limon chose this debut poetry collection to win the Shelterbelt Poetry Prize. I?ve discovered some new favorites here. Persistent themes include the female body (often in relation to the male), love, immigration, and health concerns. A couple thought-provoking lines...

    frank and honest poems concerned with the self, feminine identity, multilingualism and language, and family/parenthood/childhood. enjoyed a lot of these poems. looking forward to teaching some of them, especially to Spanish-speaking students. ...

    This is a beautiful book. Strongly advise you add Eloisa Amezcua to your reading list and bookshelf. ...

    (on pain): the world becomes impossibly tender like fingers swollen papules of foreign material lodged in the body to be unroofed or left there to dissolve ...

    Tender and incisive in equal measure. ...

    So much language play and lithe connection. These poems showed me graceful in a way I hadn?t thought about. I think I have a crush on the thoughts that these poems grew from. ...

    a pleasure to read. Vulnerable yet strong and beautiful. Perfectly executed. Hats off to this exciting poet. ...

    I adore Eloisa's poems. This book blooms through the body, examining what it means to be a contemporary woman, and how our lineage--whether familial/genetic/cultural, whether a string of interactions with the lover, the reader, other authors--creates our sense of self. ...

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  • Adam
    Jan 08, 2018

    A sparkling debut collection that embraces and revels in the contradictions inherent in our existences. The poems can be explosive, driving, or can slowly unfold with exceptional precision. They explore the need for companionship alongside requiring solitude to know oneself; desire on ...

    I see why Ada Limon chose this debut poetry collection to win the Shelterbelt Poetry Prize. I?ve discovered some new favorites here. Persistent themes include the female body (often in relation to the male), love, immigration, and health concerns. A couple thought-provoking lines...

    frank and honest poems concerned with the self, feminine identity, multilingualism and language, and family/parenthood/childhood. enjoyed a lot of these poems. looking forward to teaching some of them, especially to Spanish-speaking students. ...

    This is a beautiful book. Strongly advise you add Eloisa Amezcua to your reading list and bookshelf. ...

    (on pain): the world becomes impossibly tender like fingers swollen papules of foreign material lodged in the body to be unroofed or left there to dissolve ...

    Tender and incisive in equal measure. ...

    So much language play and lithe connection. These poems showed me graceful in a way I hadn?t thought about. I think I have a crush on the thoughts that these poems grew from. ...

    a pleasure to read. Vulnerable yet strong and beautiful. Perfectly executed. Hats off to this exciting poet. ...

    I adore Eloisa's poems. This book blooms through the body, examining what it means to be a contemporary woman, and how our lineage--whether familial/genetic/cultural, whether a string of interactions with the lover, the reader, other authors--creates our sense of self. ...

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  • Jennifer Jackson Berry
    Jan 24, 2018

    A sparkling debut collection that embraces and revels in the contradictions inherent in our existences. The poems can be explosive, driving, or can slowly unfold with exceptional precision. They explore the need for companionship alongside requiring solitude to know oneself; desire on ...

    I see why Ada Limon chose this debut poetry collection to win the Shelterbelt Poetry Prize. I?ve discovered some new favorites here. Persistent themes include the female body (often in relation to the male), love, immigration, and health concerns. A couple thought-provoking lines...

    frank and honest poems concerned with the self, feminine identity, multilingualism and language, and family/parenthood/childhood. enjoyed a lot of these poems. looking forward to teaching some of them, especially to Spanish-speaking students. ...

    This is a beautiful book. Strongly advise you add Eloisa Amezcua to your reading list and bookshelf. ...

    (on pain): the world becomes impossibly tender like fingers swollen papules of foreign material lodged in the body to be unroofed or left there to dissolve ...

    Tender and incisive in equal measure. ...

    So much language play and lithe connection. These poems showed me graceful in a way I hadn?t thought about. I think I have a crush on the thoughts that these poems grew from. ...

    a pleasure to read. Vulnerable yet strong and beautiful. Perfectly executed. Hats off to this exciting poet. ...

    I adore Eloisa's poems. This book blooms through the body, examining what it means to be a contemporary woman, and how our lineage--whether familial/genetic/cultural, whether a string of interactions with the lover, the reader, other authors--creates our sense of self. ...

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  • Crystal
    Jan 16, 2018

    A sparkling debut collection that embraces and revels in the contradictions inherent in our existences. The poems can be explosive, driving, or can slowly unfold with exceptional precision. They explore the need for companionship alongside requiring solitude to know oneself; desire on ...

    I see why Ada Limon chose this debut poetry collection to win the Shelterbelt Poetry Prize. I?ve discovered some new favorites here. Persistent themes include the female body (often in relation to the male), love, immigration, and health concerns. A couple thought-provoking lines...

    frank and honest poems concerned with the self, feminine identity, multilingualism and language, and family/parenthood/childhood. enjoyed a lot of these poems. looking forward to teaching some of them, especially to Spanish-speaking students. ...

    This is a beautiful book. Strongly advise you add Eloisa Amezcua to your reading list and bookshelf. ...

    (on pain): the world becomes impossibly tender like fingers swollen papules of foreign material lodged in the body to be unroofed or left there to dissolve ...

    Tender and incisive in equal measure. ...

    So much language play and lithe connection. These poems showed me graceful in a way I hadn?t thought about. I think I have a crush on the thoughts that these poems grew from. ...

    a pleasure to read. Vulnerable yet strong and beautiful. Perfectly executed. Hats off to this exciting poet. ...

    I adore Eloisa's poems. This book blooms through the body, examining what it means to be a contemporary woman, and how our lineage--whether familial/genetic/cultural, whether a string of interactions with the lover, the reader, other authors--creates our sense of self. ...

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  • Kent Winward
    Apr 21, 2018

    A sparkling debut collection that embraces and revels in the contradictions inherent in our existences. The poems can be explosive, driving, or can slowly unfold with exceptional precision. They explore the need for companionship alongside requiring solitude to know oneself; desire on ...

    I see why Ada Limon chose this debut poetry collection to win the Shelterbelt Poetry Prize. I?ve discovered some new favorites here. Persistent themes include the female body (often in relation to the male), love, immigration, and health concerns. A couple thought-provoking lines...

    frank and honest poems concerned with the self, feminine identity, multilingualism and language, and family/parenthood/childhood. enjoyed a lot of these poems. looking forward to teaching some of them, especially to Spanish-speaking students. ...

    This is a beautiful book. Strongly advise you add Eloisa Amezcua to your reading list and bookshelf. ...

    (on pain): the world becomes impossibly tender like fingers swollen papules of foreign material lodged in the body to be unroofed or left there to dissolve ...

    Tender and incisive in equal measure. ...

    So much language play and lithe connection. These poems showed me graceful in a way I hadn?t thought about. I think I have a crush on the thoughts that these poems grew from. ...

    a pleasure to read. Vulnerable yet strong and beautiful. Perfectly executed. Hats off to this exciting poet. ...

    I adore Eloisa's poems. This book blooms through the body, examining what it means to be a contemporary woman, and how our lineage--whether familial/genetic/cultural, whether a string of interactions with the lover, the reader, other authors--creates our sense of self. ...

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  • Kirsten
    Jan 16, 2018

    A sparkling debut collection that embraces and revels in the contradictions inherent in our existences. The poems can be explosive, driving, or can slowly unfold with exceptional precision. They explore the need for companionship alongside requiring solitude to know oneself; desire on ...

    I see why Ada Limon chose this debut poetry collection to win the Shelterbelt Poetry Prize. I?ve discovered some new favorites here. Persistent themes include the female body (often in relation to the male), love, immigration, and health concerns. A couple thought-provoking lines...

    frank and honest poems concerned with the self, feminine identity, multilingualism and language, and family/parenthood/childhood. enjoyed a lot of these poems. looking forward to teaching some of them, especially to Spanish-speaking students. ...

    This is a beautiful book. Strongly advise you add Eloisa Amezcua to your reading list and bookshelf. ...

    (on pain): the world becomes impossibly tender like fingers swollen papules of foreign material lodged in the body to be unroofed or left there to dissolve ...

    Tender and incisive in equal measure. ...

    So much language play and lithe connection. These poems showed me graceful in a way I hadn?t thought about. I think I have a crush on the thoughts that these poems grew from. ...

    a pleasure to read. Vulnerable yet strong and beautiful. Perfectly executed. Hats off to this exciting poet. ...

    I adore Eloisa's poems. This book blooms through the body, examining what it means to be a contemporary woman, and how our lineage--whether familial/genetic/cultural, whether a string of interactions with the lover, the reader, other authors--creates our sense of self. ...

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  • Rachel
    Dec 29, 2017

    A sparkling debut collection that embraces and revels in the contradictions inherent in our existences. The poems can be explosive, driving, or can slowly unfold with exceptional precision. They explore the need for companionship alongside requiring solitude to know oneself; desire on ...

    I see why Ada Limon chose this debut poetry collection to win the Shelterbelt Poetry Prize. I?ve discovered some new favorites here. Persistent themes include the female body (often in relation to the male), love, immigration, and health concerns. A couple thought-provoking lines...

    frank and honest poems concerned with the self, feminine identity, multilingualism and language, and family/parenthood/childhood. enjoyed a lot of these poems. looking forward to teaching some of them, especially to Spanish-speaking students. ...

    This is a beautiful book. Strongly advise you add Eloisa Amezcua to your reading list and bookshelf. ...

    (on pain): the world becomes impossibly tender like fingers swollen papules of foreign material lodged in the body to be unroofed or left there to dissolve ...

    Tender and incisive in equal measure. ...

    So much language play and lithe connection. These poems showed me graceful in a way I hadn?t thought about. I think I have a crush on the thoughts that these poems grew from. ...

    a pleasure to read. Vulnerable yet strong and beautiful. Perfectly executed. Hats off to this exciting poet. ...

    I adore Eloisa's poems. This book blooms through the body, examining what it means to be a contemporary woman, and how our lineage--whether familial/genetic/cultural, whether a string of interactions with the lover, the reader, other authors--creates our sense of self. ...

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  • Barton Smock
    Jun 14, 2018

    A sparkling debut collection that embraces and revels in the contradictions inherent in our existences. The poems can be explosive, driving, or can slowly unfold with exceptional precision. They explore the need for companionship alongside requiring solitude to know oneself; desire on ...

    I see why Ada Limon chose this debut poetry collection to win the Shelterbelt Poetry Prize. I?ve discovered some new favorites here. Persistent themes include the female body (often in relation to the male), love, immigration, and health concerns. A couple thought-provoking lines...

    frank and honest poems concerned with the self, feminine identity, multilingualism and language, and family/parenthood/childhood. enjoyed a lot of these poems. looking forward to teaching some of them, especially to Spanish-speaking students. ...

    This is a beautiful book. Strongly advise you add Eloisa Amezcua to your reading list and bookshelf. ...

    (on pain): the world becomes impossibly tender like fingers swollen papules of foreign material lodged in the body to be unroofed or left there to dissolve ...

    Tender and incisive in equal measure. ...

    So much language play and lithe connection. These poems showed me graceful in a way I hadn?t thought about. I think I have a crush on the thoughts that these poems grew from. ...

    a pleasure to read. Vulnerable yet strong and beautiful. Perfectly executed. Hats off to this exciting poet. ...

    I adore Eloisa's poems. This book blooms through the body, examining what it means to be a contemporary woman, and how our lineage--whether familial/genetic/cultural, whether a string of interactions with the lover, the reader, other authors--creates our sense of self. ...

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  • Kylie
    Jan 03, 2018

    A sparkling debut collection that embraces and revels in the contradictions inherent in our existences. The poems can be explosive, driving, or can slowly unfold with exceptional precision. They explore the need for companionship alongside requiring solitude to know oneself; desire on ...

    I see why Ada Limon chose this debut poetry collection to win the Shelterbelt Poetry Prize. I?ve discovered some new favorites here. Persistent themes include the female body (often in relation to the male), love, immigration, and health concerns. A couple thought-provoking lines...

    frank and honest poems concerned with the self, feminine identity, multilingualism and language, and family/parenthood/childhood. enjoyed a lot of these poems. looking forward to teaching some of them, especially to Spanish-speaking students. ...

    This is a beautiful book. Strongly advise you add Eloisa Amezcua to your reading list and bookshelf. ...

    (on pain): the world becomes impossibly tender like fingers swollen papules of foreign material lodged in the body to be unroofed or left there to dissolve ...

    Tender and incisive in equal measure. ...

    So much language play and lithe connection. These poems showed me graceful in a way I hadn?t thought about. I think I have a crush on the thoughts that these poems grew from. ...

    a pleasure to read. Vulnerable yet strong and beautiful. Perfectly executed. Hats off to this exciting poet. ...

    I adore Eloisa's poems. This book blooms through the body, examining what it means to be a contemporary woman, and how our lineage--whether familial/genetic/cultural, whether a string of interactions with the lover, the reader, other authors--creates our sense of self. ...

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  • Sotodeh
    Jan 28, 2018

    A sparkling debut collection that embraces and revels in the contradictions inherent in our existences. The poems can be explosive, driving, or can slowly unfold with exceptional precision. They explore the need for companionship alongside requiring solitude to know oneself; desire on ...

    I see why Ada Limon chose this debut poetry collection to win the Shelterbelt Poetry Prize. I?ve discovered some new favorites here. Persistent themes include the female body (often in relation to the male), love, immigration, and health concerns. A couple thought-provoking lines...

    frank and honest poems concerned with the self, feminine identity, multilingualism and language, and family/parenthood/childhood. enjoyed a lot of these poems. looking forward to teaching some of them, especially to Spanish-speaking students. ...

    This is a beautiful book. Strongly advise you add Eloisa Amezcua to your reading list and bookshelf. ...

    (on pain): the world becomes impossibly tender like fingers swollen papules of foreign material lodged in the body to be unroofed or left there to dissolve ...

    Tender and incisive in equal measure. ...

    So much language play and lithe connection. These poems showed me graceful in a way I hadn?t thought about. I think I have a crush on the thoughts that these poems grew from. ...

    a pleasure to read. Vulnerable yet strong and beautiful. Perfectly executed. Hats off to this exciting poet. ...

    I adore Eloisa's poems. This book blooms through the body, examining what it means to be a contemporary woman, and how our lineage--whether familial/genetic/cultural, whether a string of interactions with the lover, the reader, other authors--creates our sense of self. ...

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  • Jerrod
    Oct 19, 2017

    A sparkling debut collection that embraces and revels in the contradictions inherent in our existences. The poems can be explosive, driving, or can slowly unfold with exceptional precision. They explore the need for companionship alongside requiring solitude to know oneself; desire on ...

    I see why Ada Limon chose this debut poetry collection to win the Shelterbelt Poetry Prize. I?ve discovered some new favorites here. Persistent themes include the female body (often in relation to the male), love, immigration, and health concerns. A couple thought-provoking lines...

    frank and honest poems concerned with the self, feminine identity, multilingualism and language, and family/parenthood/childhood. enjoyed a lot of these poems. looking forward to teaching some of them, especially to Spanish-speaking students. ...

    This is a beautiful book. Strongly advise you add Eloisa Amezcua to your reading list and bookshelf. ...

    (on pain): the world becomes impossibly tender like fingers swollen papules of foreign material lodged in the body to be unroofed or left there to dissolve ...

    Tender and incisive in equal measure. ...

    So much language play and lithe connection. These poems showed me graceful in a way I hadn?t thought about. I think I have a crush on the thoughts that these poems grew from. ...

    a pleasure to read. Vulnerable yet strong and beautiful. Perfectly executed. Hats off to this exciting poet. ...

    I adore Eloisa's poems. This book blooms through the body, examining what it means to be a contemporary woman, and how our lineage--whether familial/genetic/cultural, whether a string of interactions with the lover, the reader, other authors--creates our sense of self. ...

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  • Gwendolyn
    Feb 04, 2018

    A sparkling debut collection that embraces and revels in the contradictions inherent in our existences. The poems can be explosive, driving, or can slowly unfold with exceptional precision. They explore the need for companionship alongside requiring solitude to know oneself; desire on ...

    I see why Ada Limon chose this debut poetry collection to win the Shelterbelt Poetry Prize. I?ve discovered some new favorites here. Persistent themes include the female body (often in relation to the male), love, immigration, and health concerns. A couple thought-provoking lines...

  • Diane Dollisen
    Jan 22, 2018

    A sparkling debut collection that embraces and revels in the contradictions inherent in our existences. The poems can be explosive, driving, or can slowly unfold with exceptional precision. They explore the need for companionship alongside requiring solitude to know oneself; desire on ...

    I see why Ada Limon chose this debut poetry collection to win the Shelterbelt Poetry Prize. I?ve discovered some new favorites here. Persistent themes include the female body (often in relation to the male), love, immigration, and health concerns. A couple thought-provoking lines...

    frank and honest poems concerned with the self, feminine identity, multilingualism and language, and family/parenthood/childhood. enjoyed a lot of these poems. looking forward to teaching some of them, especially to Spanish-speaking students. ...

    This is a beautiful book. Strongly advise you add Eloisa Amezcua to your reading list and bookshelf. ...

    (on pain): the world becomes impossibly tender like fingers swollen papules of foreign material lodged in the body to be unroofed or left there to dissolve ...

    Tender and incisive in equal measure. ...

    So much language play and lithe connection. These poems showed me graceful in a way I hadn?t thought about. I think I have a crush on the thoughts that these poems grew from. ...

    a pleasure to read. Vulnerable yet strong and beautiful. Perfectly executed. Hats off to this exciting poet. ...

    I adore Eloisa's poems. This book blooms through the body, examining what it means to be a contemporary woman, and how our lineage--whether familial/genetic/cultural, whether a string of interactions with the lover, the reader, other authors--creates our sense of self. ...

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  • Anna
    Jan 24, 2018

    A sparkling debut collection that embraces and revels in the contradictions inherent in our existences. The poems can be explosive, driving, or can slowly unfold with exceptional precision. They explore the need for companionship alongside requiring solitude to know oneself; desire on ...

    I see why Ada Limon chose this debut poetry collection to win the Shelterbelt Poetry Prize. I?ve discovered some new favorites here. Persistent themes include the female body (often in relation to the male), love, immigration, and health concerns. A couple thought-provoking lines...

    frank and honest poems concerned with the self, feminine identity, multilingualism and language, and family/parenthood/childhood. enjoyed a lot of these poems. looking forward to teaching some of them, especially to Spanish-speaking students. ...

    This is a beautiful book. Strongly advise you add Eloisa Amezcua to your reading list and bookshelf. ...

    (on pain): the world becomes impossibly tender like fingers swollen papules of foreign material lodged in the body to be unroofed or left there to dissolve ...

    Tender and incisive in equal measure. ...

    So much language play and lithe connection. These poems showed me graceful in a way I hadn?t thought about. I think I have a crush on the thoughts that these poems grew from. ...

    a pleasure to read. Vulnerable yet strong and beautiful. Perfectly executed. Hats off to this exciting poet. ...

    I adore Eloisa's poems. This book blooms through the body, examining what it means to be a contemporary woman, and how our lineage--whether familial/genetic/cultural, whether a string of interactions with the lover, the reader, other authors--creates our sense of self. ...

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  • Jose Hernandez Diaz
    Jan 17, 2018

    A sparkling debut collection that embraces and revels in the contradictions inherent in our existences. The poems can be explosive, driving, or can slowly unfold with exceptional precision. They explore the need for companionship alongside requiring solitude to know oneself; desire on ...

    I see why Ada Limon chose this debut poetry collection to win the Shelterbelt Poetry Prize. I?ve discovered some new favorites here. Persistent themes include the female body (often in relation to the male), love, immigration, and health concerns. A couple thought-provoking lines...

    frank and honest poems concerned with the self, feminine identity, multilingualism and language, and family/parenthood/childhood. enjoyed a lot of these poems. looking forward to teaching some of them, especially to Spanish-speaking students. ...

    This is a beautiful book. Strongly advise you add Eloisa Amezcua to your reading list and bookshelf. ...

    (on pain): the world becomes impossibly tender like fingers swollen papules of foreign material lodged in the body to be unroofed or left there to dissolve ...

    Tender and incisive in equal measure. ...

    So much language play and lithe connection. These poems showed me graceful in a way I hadn?t thought about. I think I have a crush on the thoughts that these poems grew from. ...

    a pleasure to read. Vulnerable yet strong and beautiful. Perfectly executed. Hats off to this exciting poet. ...

  • Vanessa
    Mar 29, 2018

    A sparkling debut collection that embraces and revels in the contradictions inherent in our existences. The poems can be explosive, driving, or can slowly unfold with exceptional precision. They explore the need for companionship alongside requiring solitude to know oneself; desire on ...

    I see why Ada Limon chose this debut poetry collection to win the Shelterbelt Poetry Prize. I?ve discovered some new favorites here. Persistent themes include the female body (often in relation to the male), love, immigration, and health concerns. A couple thought-provoking lines...

    frank and honest poems concerned with the self, feminine identity, multilingualism and language, and family/parenthood/childhood. enjoyed a lot of these poems. looking forward to teaching some of them, especially to Spanish-speaking students. ...

    This is a beautiful book. Strongly advise you add Eloisa Amezcua to your reading list and bookshelf. ...

    (on pain): the world becomes impossibly tender like fingers swollen papules of foreign material lodged in the body to be unroofed or left there to dissolve ...

    Tender and incisive in equal measure. ...

    So much language play and lithe connection. These poems showed me graceful in a way I hadn?t thought about. I think I have a crush on the thoughts that these poems grew from. ...

    a pleasure to read. Vulnerable yet strong and beautiful. Perfectly executed. Hats off to this exciting poet. ...

    I adore Eloisa's poems. This book blooms through the body, examining what it means to be a contemporary woman, and how our lineage--whether familial/genetic/cultural, whether a string of interactions with the lover, the reader, other authors--creates our sense of self. ...

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  • Antora
    Jan 17, 2018

    A sparkling debut collection that embraces and revels in the contradictions inherent in our existences. The poems can be explosive, driving, or can slowly unfold with exceptional precision. They explore the need for companionship alongside requiring solitude to know oneself; desire on ...

    I see why Ada Limon chose this debut poetry collection to win the Shelterbelt Poetry Prize. I?ve discovered some new favorites here. Persistent themes include the female body (often in relation to the male), love, immigration, and health concerns. A couple thought-provoking lines...

    frank and honest poems concerned with the self, feminine identity, multilingualism and language, and family/parenthood/childhood. enjoyed a lot of these poems. looking forward to teaching some of them, especially to Spanish-speaking students. ...

    This is a beautiful book. Strongly advise you add Eloisa Amezcua to your reading list and bookshelf. ...

    (on pain): the world becomes impossibly tender like fingers swollen papules of foreign material lodged in the body to be unroofed or left there to dissolve ...

    Tender and incisive in equal measure. ...

    So much language play and lithe connection. These poems showed me graceful in a way I hadn?t thought about. I think I have a crush on the thoughts that these poems grew from. ...

    a pleasure to read. Vulnerable yet strong and beautiful. Perfectly executed. Hats off to this exciting poet. ...

    I adore Eloisa's poems. This book blooms through the body, examining what it means to be a contemporary woman, and how our lineage--whether familial/genetic/cultural, whether a string of interactions with the lover, the reader, other authors--creates our sense of self. ...

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  • John LaPine
    May 12, 2018

    A sparkling debut collection that embraces and revels in the contradictions inherent in our existences. The poems can be explosive, driving, or can slowly unfold with exceptional precision. They explore the need for companionship alongside requiring solitude to know oneself; desire on ...

    I see why Ada Limon chose this debut poetry collection to win the Shelterbelt Poetry Prize. I?ve discovered some new favorites here. Persistent themes include the female body (often in relation to the male), love, immigration, and health concerns. A couple thought-provoking lines...

    frank and honest poems concerned with the self, feminine identity, multilingualism and language, and family/parenthood/childhood. enjoyed a lot of these poems. looking forward to teaching some of them, especially to Spanish-speaking students. ...

  • Leah
    Jan 05, 2018

    A sparkling debut collection that embraces and revels in the contradictions inherent in our existences. The poems can be explosive, driving, or can slowly unfold with exceptional precision. They explore the need for companionship alongside requiring solitude to know oneself; desire on ...

    I see why Ada Limon chose this debut poetry collection to win the Shelterbelt Poetry Prize. I?ve discovered some new favorites here. Persistent themes include the female body (often in relation to the male), love, immigration, and health concerns. A couple thought-provoking lines...

    frank and honest poems concerned with the self, feminine identity, multilingualism and language, and family/parenthood/childhood. enjoyed a lot of these poems. looking forward to teaching some of them, especially to Spanish-speaking students. ...

    This is a beautiful book. Strongly advise you add Eloisa Amezcua to your reading list and bookshelf. ...

    (on pain): the world becomes impossibly tender like fingers swollen papules of foreign material lodged in the body to be unroofed or left there to dissolve ...

    Tender and incisive in equal measure. ...

    So much language play and lithe connection. These poems showed me graceful in a way I hadn?t thought about. I think I have a crush on the thoughts that these poems grew from. ...

    a pleasure to read. Vulnerable yet strong and beautiful. Perfectly executed. Hats off to this exciting poet. ...

    I adore Eloisa's poems. This book blooms through the body, examining what it means to be a contemporary woman, and how our lineage--whether familial/genetic/cultural, whether a string of interactions with the lover, the reader, other authors--creates our sense of self. ...

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  • Briana San Miguel
    Dec 31, 2017

    A sparkling debut collection that embraces and revels in the contradictions inherent in our existences. The poems can be explosive, driving, or can slowly unfold with exceptional precision. They explore the need for companionship alongside requiring solitude to know oneself; desire on ...

    I see why Ada Limon chose this debut poetry collection to win the Shelterbelt Poetry Prize. I?ve discovered some new favorites here. Persistent themes include the female body (often in relation to the male), love, immigration, and health concerns. A couple thought-provoking lines...

    frank and honest poems concerned with the self, feminine identity, multilingualism and language, and family/parenthood/childhood. enjoyed a lot of these poems. looking forward to teaching some of them, especially to Spanish-speaking students. ...

    This is a beautiful book. Strongly advise you add Eloisa Amezcua to your reading list and bookshelf. ...

    (on pain): the world becomes impossibly tender like fingers swollen papules of foreign material lodged in the body to be unroofed or left there to dissolve ...

    Tender and incisive in equal measure. ...

    So much language play and lithe connection. These poems showed me graceful in a way I hadn?t thought about. I think I have a crush on the thoughts that these poems grew from. ...

    a pleasure to read. Vulnerable yet strong and beautiful. Perfectly executed. Hats off to this exciting poet. ...

    I adore Eloisa's poems. This book blooms through the body, examining what it means to be a contemporary woman, and how our lineage--whether familial/genetic/cultural, whether a string of interactions with the lover, the reader, other authors--creates our sense of self. ...

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  • Sidneymd
    Apr 20, 2018

    A sparkling debut collection that embraces and revels in the contradictions inherent in our existences. The poems can be explosive, driving, or can slowly unfold with exceptional precision. They explore the need for companionship alongside requiring solitude to know oneself; desire on ...

    I see why Ada Limon chose this debut poetry collection to win the Shelterbelt Poetry Prize. I?ve discovered some new favorites here. Persistent themes include the female body (often in relation to the male), love, immigration, and health concerns. A couple thought-provoking lines...

    frank and honest poems concerned with the self, feminine identity, multilingualism and language, and family/parenthood/childhood. enjoyed a lot of these poems. looking forward to teaching some of them, especially to Spanish-speaking students. ...

    This is a beautiful book. Strongly advise you add Eloisa Amezcua to your reading list and bookshelf. ...

    (on pain): the world becomes impossibly tender like fingers swollen papules of foreign material lodged in the body to be unroofed or left there to dissolve ...

    Tender and incisive in equal measure. ...

    So much language play and lithe connection. These poems showed me graceful in a way I hadn?t thought about. I think I have a crush on the thoughts that these poems grew from. ...

    a pleasure to read. Vulnerable yet strong and beautiful. Perfectly executed. Hats off to this exciting poet. ...

    I adore Eloisa's poems. This book blooms through the body, examining what it means to be a contemporary woman, and how our lineage--whether familial/genetic/cultural, whether a string of interactions with the lover, the reader, other authors--creates our sense of self. ...

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  • Abby
    Feb 10, 2018

    A sparkling debut collection that embraces and revels in the contradictions inherent in our existences. The poems can be explosive, driving, or can slowly unfold with exceptional precision. They explore the need for companionship alongside requiring solitude to know oneself; desire on ...

    I see why Ada Limon chose this debut poetry collection to win the Shelterbelt Poetry Prize. I?ve discovered some new favorites here. Persistent themes include the female body (often in relation to the male), love, immigration, and health concerns. A couple thought-provoking lines...

    frank and honest poems concerned with the self, feminine identity, multilingualism and language, and family/parenthood/childhood. enjoyed a lot of these poems. looking forward to teaching some of them, especially to Spanish-speaking students. ...

    This is a beautiful book. Strongly advise you add Eloisa Amezcua to your reading list and bookshelf. ...

    (on pain): the world becomes impossibly tender like fingers swollen papules of foreign material lodged in the body to be unroofed or left there to dissolve ...

    Tender and incisive in equal measure. ...

    So much language play and lithe connection. These poems showed me graceful in a way I hadn?t thought about. I think I have a crush on the thoughts that these poems grew from. ...

    a pleasure to read. Vulnerable yet strong and beautiful. Perfectly executed. Hats off to this exciting poet. ...

    I adore Eloisa's poems. This book blooms through the body, examining what it means to be a contemporary woman, and how our lineage--whether familial/genetic/cultural, whether a string of interactions with the lover, the reader, other authors--creates our sense of self. ...

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  • Ashley
    Jan 03, 2018

    A sparkling debut collection that embraces and revels in the contradictions inherent in our existences. The poems can be explosive, driving, or can slowly unfold with exceptional precision. They explore the need for companionship alongside requiring solitude to know oneself; desire on ...

    I see why Ada Limon chose this debut poetry collection to win the Shelterbelt Poetry Prize. I?ve discovered some new favorites here. Persistent themes include the female body (often in relation to the male), love, immigration, and health concerns. A couple thought-provoking lines...

    frank and honest poems concerned with the self, feminine identity, multilingualism and language, and family/parenthood/childhood. enjoyed a lot of these poems. looking forward to teaching some of them, especially to Spanish-speaking students. ...

    This is a beautiful book. Strongly advise you add Eloisa Amezcua to your reading list and bookshelf. ...

    (on pain): the world becomes impossibly tender like fingers swollen papules of foreign material lodged in the body to be unroofed or left there to dissolve ...

    Tender and incisive in equal measure. ...

    So much language play and lithe connection. These poems showed me graceful in a way I hadn?t thought about. I think I have a crush on the thoughts that these poems grew from. ...

    a pleasure to read. Vulnerable yet strong and beautiful. Perfectly executed. Hats off to this exciting poet. ...

    I adore Eloisa's poems. This book blooms through the body, examining what it means to be a contemporary woman, and how our lineage--whether familial/genetic/cultural, whether a string of interactions with the lover, the reader, other authors--creates our sense of self. ...

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  • Nicole O'Donnell
    Jan 27, 2018

    A sparkling debut collection that embraces and revels in the contradictions inherent in our existences. The poems can be explosive, driving, or can slowly unfold with exceptional precision. They explore the need for companionship alongside requiring solitude to know oneself; desire on ...

    I see why Ada Limon chose this debut poetry collection to win the Shelterbelt Poetry Prize. I?ve discovered some new favorites here. Persistent themes include the female body (often in relation to the male), love, immigration, and health concerns. A couple thought-provoking lines...

    frank and honest poems concerned with the self, feminine identity, multilingualism and language, and family/parenthood/childhood. enjoyed a lot of these poems. looking forward to teaching some of them, especially to Spanish-speaking students. ...

    This is a beautiful book. Strongly advise you add Eloisa Amezcua to your reading list and bookshelf. ...

    (on pain): the world becomes impossibly tender like fingers swollen papules of foreign material lodged in the body to be unroofed or left there to dissolve ...

    Tender and incisive in equal measure. ...

    So much language play and lithe connection. These poems showed me graceful in a way I hadn?t thought about. I think I have a crush on the thoughts that these poems grew from. ...

  • Jennifer
    Jan 23, 2018

    A sparkling debut collection that embraces and revels in the contradictions inherent in our existences. The poems can be explosive, driving, or can slowly unfold with exceptional precision. They explore the need for companionship alongside requiring solitude to know oneself; desire on ...

    I see why Ada Limon chose this debut poetry collection to win the Shelterbelt Poetry Prize. I?ve discovered some new favorites here. Persistent themes include the female body (often in relation to the male), love, immigration, and health concerns. A couple thought-provoking lines...

    frank and honest poems concerned with the self, feminine identity, multilingualism and language, and family/parenthood/childhood. enjoyed a lot of these poems. looking forward to teaching some of them, especially to Spanish-speaking students. ...

    This is a beautiful book. Strongly advise you add Eloisa Amezcua to your reading list and bookshelf. ...

    (on pain): the world becomes impossibly tender like fingers swollen papules of foreign material lodged in the body to be unroofed or left there to dissolve ...

    Tender and incisive in equal measure. ...

    So much language play and lithe connection. These poems showed me graceful in a way I hadn?t thought about. I think I have a crush on the thoughts that these poems grew from. ...

    a pleasure to read. Vulnerable yet strong and beautiful. Perfectly executed. Hats off to this exciting poet. ...

    I adore Eloisa's poems. This book blooms through the body, examining what it means to be a contemporary woman, and how our lineage--whether familial/genetic/cultural, whether a string of interactions with the lover, the reader, other authors--creates our sense of self. ...

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  • Salem Dockery
    Jan 22, 2018

    A sparkling debut collection that embraces and revels in the contradictions inherent in our existences. The poems can be explosive, driving, or can slowly unfold with exceptional precision. They explore the need for companionship alongside requiring solitude to know oneself; desire on ...

    I see why Ada Limon chose this debut poetry collection to win the Shelterbelt Poetry Prize. I?ve discovered some new favorites here. Persistent themes include the female body (often in relation to the male), love, immigration, and health concerns. A couple thought-provoking lines...

    frank and honest poems concerned with the self, feminine identity, multilingualism and language, and family/parenthood/childhood. enjoyed a lot of these poems. looking forward to teaching some of them, especially to Spanish-speaking students. ...

    This is a beautiful book. Strongly advise you add Eloisa Amezcua to your reading list and bookshelf. ...

    (on pain): the world becomes impossibly tender like fingers swollen papules of foreign material lodged in the body to be unroofed or left there to dissolve ...

    Tender and incisive in equal measure. ...

    So much language play and lithe connection. These poems showed me graceful in a way I hadn?t thought about. I think I have a crush on the thoughts that these poems grew from. ...

    a pleasure to read. Vulnerable yet strong and beautiful. Perfectly executed. Hats off to this exciting poet. ...

    I adore Eloisa's poems. This book blooms through the body, examining what it means to be a contemporary woman, and how our lineage--whether familial/genetic/cultural, whether a string of interactions with the lover, the reader, other authors--creates our sense of self. ...

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  • Devin
    Dec 30, 2017

    A sparkling debut collection that embraces and revels in the contradictions inherent in our existences. The poems can be explosive, driving, or can slowly unfold with exceptional precision. They explore the need for companionship alongside requiring solitude to know oneself; desire on ...

    I see why Ada Limon chose this debut poetry collection to win the Shelterbelt Poetry Prize. I?ve discovered some new favorites here. Persistent themes include the female body (often in relation to the male), love, immigration, and health concerns. A couple thought-provoking lines...

    frank and honest poems concerned with the self, feminine identity, multilingualism and language, and family/parenthood/childhood. enjoyed a lot of these poems. looking forward to teaching some of them, especially to Spanish-speaking students. ...

    This is a beautiful book. Strongly advise you add Eloisa Amezcua to your reading list and bookshelf. ...

    (on pain): the world becomes impossibly tender like fingers swollen papules of foreign material lodged in the body to be unroofed or left there to dissolve ...

    Tender and incisive in equal measure. ...

    So much language play and lithe connection. These poems showed me graceful in a way I hadn?t thought about. I think I have a crush on the thoughts that these poems grew from. ...

    a pleasure to read. Vulnerable yet strong and beautiful. Perfectly executed. Hats off to this exciting poet. ...

    I adore Eloisa's poems. This book blooms through the body, examining what it means to be a contemporary woman, and how our lineage--whether familial/genetic/cultural, whether a string of interactions with the lover, the reader, other authors--creates our sense of self. ...

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  • Sara Chuirazzi
    Jan 03, 2018

    A sparkling debut collection that embraces and revels in the contradictions inherent in our existences. The poems can be explosive, driving, or can slowly unfold with exceptional precision. They explore the need for companionship alongside requiring solitude to know oneself; desire on ...

    I see why Ada Limon chose this debut poetry collection to win the Shelterbelt Poetry Prize. I?ve discovered some new favorites here. Persistent themes include the female body (often in relation to the male), love, immigration, and health concerns. A couple thought-provoking lines...

    frank and honest poems concerned with the self, feminine identity, multilingualism and language, and family/parenthood/childhood. enjoyed a lot of these poems. looking forward to teaching some of them, especially to Spanish-speaking students. ...

    This is a beautiful book. Strongly advise you add Eloisa Amezcua to your reading list and bookshelf. ...

    (on pain): the world becomes impossibly tender like fingers swollen papules of foreign material lodged in the body to be unroofed or left there to dissolve ...

    Tender and incisive in equal measure. ...

    So much language play and lithe connection. These poems showed me graceful in a way I hadn?t thought about. I think I have a crush on the thoughts that these poems grew from. ...

    a pleasure to read. Vulnerable yet strong and beautiful. Perfectly executed. Hats off to this exciting poet. ...

    I adore Eloisa's poems. This book blooms through the body, examining what it means to be a contemporary woman, and how our lineage--whether familial/genetic/cultural, whether a string of interactions with the lover, the reader, other authors--creates our sense of self. ...

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  • Lucas Bailor
    May 13, 2018

    A sparkling debut collection that embraces and revels in the contradictions inherent in our existences. The poems can be explosive, driving, or can slowly unfold with exceptional precision. They explore the need for companionship alongside requiring solitude to know oneself; desire on ...

    I see why Ada Limon chose this debut poetry collection to win the Shelterbelt Poetry Prize. I?ve discovered some new favorites here. Persistent themes include the female body (often in relation to the male), love, immigration, and health concerns. A couple thought-provoking lines...

    frank and honest poems concerned with the self, feminine identity, multilingualism and language, and family/parenthood/childhood. enjoyed a lot of these poems. looking forward to teaching some of them, especially to Spanish-speaking students. ...

    This is a beautiful book. Strongly advise you add Eloisa Amezcua to your reading list and bookshelf. ...

    (on pain): the world becomes impossibly tender like fingers swollen papules of foreign material lodged in the body to be unroofed or left there to dissolve ...

    Tender and incisive in equal measure. ...

    So much language play and lithe connection. These poems showed me graceful in a way I hadn?t thought about. I think I have a crush on the thoughts that these poems grew from. ...

    a pleasure to read. Vulnerable yet strong and beautiful. Perfectly executed. Hats off to this exciting poet. ...

    I adore Eloisa's poems. This book blooms through the body, examining what it means to be a contemporary woman, and how our lineage--whether familial/genetic/cultural, whether a string of interactions with the lover, the reader, other authors--creates our sense of self. ...

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  • Jamie
    Jan 19, 2018

    A sparkling debut collection that embraces and revels in the contradictions inherent in our existences. The poems can be explosive, driving, or can slowly unfold with exceptional precision. They explore the need for companionship alongside requiring solitude to know oneself; desire on ...

    I see why Ada Limon chose this debut poetry collection to win the Shelterbelt Poetry Prize. I?ve discovered some new favorites here. Persistent themes include the female body (often in relation to the male), love, immigration, and health concerns. A couple thought-provoking lines...

    frank and honest poems concerned with the self, feminine identity, multilingualism and language, and family/parenthood/childhood. enjoyed a lot of these poems. looking forward to teaching some of them, especially to Spanish-speaking students. ...

    This is a beautiful book. Strongly advise you add Eloisa Amezcua to your reading list and bookshelf. ...

    (on pain): the world becomes impossibly tender like fingers swollen papules of foreign material lodged in the body to be unroofed or left there to dissolve ...

    Tender and incisive in equal measure. ...

    So much language play and lithe connection. These poems showed me graceful in a way I hadn?t thought about. I think I have a crush on the thoughts that these poems grew from. ...

    a pleasure to read. Vulnerable yet strong and beautiful. Perfectly executed. Hats off to this exciting poet. ...

    I adore Eloisa's poems. This book blooms through the body, examining what it means to be a contemporary woman, and how our lineage--whether familial/genetic/cultural, whether a string of interactions with the lover, the reader, other authors--creates our sense of self. ...

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  • Pembroke
    Jan 24, 2018

    A sparkling debut collection that embraces and revels in the contradictions inherent in our existences. The poems can be explosive, driving, or can slowly unfold with exceptional precision. They explore the need for companionship alongside requiring solitude to know oneself; desire on ...

    I see why Ada Limon chose this debut poetry collection to win the Shelterbelt Poetry Prize. I?ve discovered some new favorites here. Persistent themes include the female body (often in relation to the male), love, immigration, and health concerns. A couple thought-provoking lines...

    frank and honest poems concerned with the self, feminine identity, multilingualism and language, and family/parenthood/childhood. enjoyed a lot of these poems. looking forward to teaching some of them, especially to Spanish-speaking students. ...

    This is a beautiful book. Strongly advise you add Eloisa Amezcua to your reading list and bookshelf. ...

    (on pain): the world becomes impossibly tender like fingers swollen papules of foreign material lodged in the body to be unroofed or left there to dissolve ...

    Tender and incisive in equal measure. ...

    So much language play and lithe connection. These poems showed me graceful in a way I hadn?t thought about. I think I have a crush on the thoughts that these poems grew from. ...

    a pleasure to read. Vulnerable yet strong and beautiful. Perfectly executed. Hats off to this exciting poet. ...

    I adore Eloisa's poems. This book blooms through the body, examining what it means to be a contemporary woman, and how our lineage--whether familial/genetic/cultural, whether a string of interactions with the lover, the reader, other authors--creates our sense of self. ...

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  • Laurie Leopold
    Mar 12, 2018

    A sparkling debut collection that embraces and revels in the contradictions inherent in our existences. The poems can be explosive, driving, or can slowly unfold with exceptional precision. They explore the need for companionship alongside requiring solitude to know oneself; desire on ...

    I see why Ada Limon chose this debut poetry collection to win the Shelterbelt Poetry Prize. I?ve discovered some new favorites here. Persistent themes include the female body (often in relation to the male), love, immigration, and health concerns. A couple thought-provoking lines...

    frank and honest poems concerned with the self, feminine identity, multilingualism and language, and family/parenthood/childhood. enjoyed a lot of these poems. looking forward to teaching some of them, especially to Spanish-speaking students. ...

    This is a beautiful book. Strongly advise you add Eloisa Amezcua to your reading list and bookshelf. ...

    (on pain): the world becomes impossibly tender like fingers swollen papules of foreign material lodged in the body to be unroofed or left there to dissolve ...

    Tender and incisive in equal measure. ...

    So much language play and lithe connection. These poems showed me graceful in a way I hadn?t thought about. I think I have a crush on the thoughts that these poems grew from. ...

    a pleasure to read. Vulnerable yet strong and beautiful. Perfectly executed. Hats off to this exciting poet. ...

    I adore Eloisa's poems. This book blooms through the body, examining what it means to be a contemporary woman, and how our lineage--whether familial/genetic/cultural, whether a string of interactions with the lover, the reader, other authors--creates our sense of self. ...

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  • Lynn Melnick
    Jan 24, 2018

    A sparkling debut collection that embraces and revels in the contradictions inherent in our existences. The poems can be explosive, driving, or can slowly unfold with exceptional precision. They explore the need for companionship alongside requiring solitude to know oneself; desire on ...

    I see why Ada Limon chose this debut poetry collection to win the Shelterbelt Poetry Prize. I?ve discovered some new favorites here. Persistent themes include the female body (often in relation to the male), love, immigration, and health concerns. A couple thought-provoking lines...

    frank and honest poems concerned with the self, feminine identity, multilingualism and language, and family/parenthood/childhood. enjoyed a lot of these poems. looking forward to teaching some of them, especially to Spanish-speaking students. ...

    This is a beautiful book. Strongly advise you add Eloisa Amezcua to your reading list and bookshelf. ...

    (on pain): the world becomes impossibly tender like fingers swollen papules of foreign material lodged in the body to be unroofed or left there to dissolve ...

    Tender and incisive in equal measure. ...

    So much language play and lithe connection. These poems showed me graceful in a way I hadn?t thought about. I think I have a crush on the thoughts that these poems grew from. ...

    a pleasure to read. Vulnerable yet strong and beautiful. Perfectly executed. Hats off to this exciting poet. ...

    I adore Eloisa's poems. This book blooms through the body, examining what it means to be a contemporary woman, and how our lineage--whether familial/genetic/cultural, whether a string of interactions with the lover, the reader, other authors--creates our sense of self. ...

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  • Hajara Quinn
    Dec 29, 2017

    A sparkling debut collection that embraces and revels in the contradictions inherent in our existences. The poems can be explosive, driving, or can slowly unfold with exceptional precision. They explore the need for companionship alongside requiring solitude to know oneself; desire on ...

    I see why Ada Limon chose this debut poetry collection to win the Shelterbelt Poetry Prize. I?ve discovered some new favorites here. Persistent themes include the female body (often in relation to the male), love, immigration, and health concerns. A couple thought-provoking lines...

    frank and honest poems concerned with the self, feminine identity, multilingualism and language, and family/parenthood/childhood. enjoyed a lot of these poems. looking forward to teaching some of them, especially to Spanish-speaking students. ...

    This is a beautiful book. Strongly advise you add Eloisa Amezcua to your reading list and bookshelf. ...

    (on pain): the world becomes impossibly tender like fingers swollen papules of foreign material lodged in the body to be unroofed or left there to dissolve ...

    Tender and incisive in equal measure. ...

    So much language play and lithe connection. These poems showed me graceful in a way I hadn?t thought about. I think I have a crush on the thoughts that these poems grew from. ...

    a pleasure to read. Vulnerable yet strong and beautiful. Perfectly executed. Hats off to this exciting poet. ...

    I adore Eloisa's poems. This book blooms through the body, examining what it means to be a contemporary woman, and how our lineage--whether familial/genetic/cultural, whether a string of interactions with the lover, the reader, other authors--creates our sense of self. ...

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  • Caroline Lampinen
    Dec 30, 2017

    A sparkling debut collection that embraces and revels in the contradictions inherent in our existences. The poems can be explosive, driving, or can slowly unfold with exceptional precision. They explore the need for companionship alongside requiring solitude to know oneself; desire on ...

    I see why Ada Limon chose this debut poetry collection to win the Shelterbelt Poetry Prize. I?ve discovered some new favorites here. Persistent themes include the female body (often in relation to the male), love, immigration, and health concerns. A couple thought-provoking lines...

    frank and honest poems concerned with the self, feminine identity, multilingualism and language, and family/parenthood/childhood. enjoyed a lot of these poems. looking forward to teaching some of them, especially to Spanish-speaking students. ...

    This is a beautiful book. Strongly advise you add Eloisa Amezcua to your reading list and bookshelf. ...

    (on pain): the world becomes impossibly tender like fingers swollen papules of foreign material lodged in the body to be unroofed or left there to dissolve ...

    Tender and incisive in equal measure. ...

    So much language play and lithe connection. These poems showed me graceful in a way I hadn?t thought about. I think I have a crush on the thoughts that these poems grew from. ...

    a pleasure to read. Vulnerable yet strong and beautiful. Perfectly executed. Hats off to this exciting poet. ...

    I adore Eloisa's poems. This book blooms through the body, examining what it means to be a contemporary woman, and how our lineage--whether familial/genetic/cultural, whether a string of interactions with the lover, the reader, other authors--creates our sense of self. ...

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  • John Taylor
    Jan 24, 2018

    A sparkling debut collection that embraces and revels in the contradictions inherent in our existences. The poems can be explosive, driving, or can slowly unfold with exceptional precision. They explore the need for companionship alongside requiring solitude to know oneself; desire on ...

    I see why Ada Limon chose this debut poetry collection to win the Shelterbelt Poetry Prize. I?ve discovered some new favorites here. Persistent themes include the female body (often in relation to the male), love, immigration, and health concerns. A couple thought-provoking lines...

    frank and honest poems concerned with the self, feminine identity, multilingualism and language, and family/parenthood/childhood. enjoyed a lot of these poems. looking forward to teaching some of them, especially to Spanish-speaking students. ...

    This is a beautiful book. Strongly advise you add Eloisa Amezcua to your reading list and bookshelf. ...

  • Melissa Grunow
    Jan 01, 2018

    A sparkling debut collection that embraces and revels in the contradictions inherent in our existences. The poems can be explosive, driving, or can slowly unfold with exceptional precision. They explore the need for companionship alongside requiring solitude to know oneself; desire on ...

    I see why Ada Limon chose this debut poetry collection to win the Shelterbelt Poetry Prize. I?ve discovered some new favorites here. Persistent themes include the female body (often in relation to the male), love, immigration, and health concerns. A couple thought-provoking lines...

    frank and honest poems concerned with the self, feminine identity, multilingualism and language, and family/parenthood/childhood. enjoyed a lot of these poems. looking forward to teaching some of them, especially to Spanish-speaking students. ...

    This is a beautiful book. Strongly advise you add Eloisa Amezcua to your reading list and bookshelf. ...

    (on pain): the world becomes impossibly tender like fingers swollen papules of foreign material lodged in the body to be unroofed or left there to dissolve ...

    Tender and incisive in equal measure. ...

    So much language play and lithe connection. These poems showed me graceful in a way I hadn?t thought about. I think I have a crush on the thoughts that these poems grew from. ...

    a pleasure to read. Vulnerable yet strong and beautiful. Perfectly executed. Hats off to this exciting poet. ...

    I adore Eloisa's poems. This book blooms through the body, examining what it means to be a contemporary woman, and how our lineage--whether familial/genetic/cultural, whether a string of interactions with the lover, the reader, other authors--creates our sense of self. ...

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  • Brandon Amico
    Mar 19, 2018

    A sparkling debut collection that embraces and revels in the contradictions inherent in our existences. The poems can be explosive, driving, or can slowly unfold with exceptional precision. They explore the need for companionship alongside requiring solitude to know oneself; desire on ...

  • Jessica Hopper
    Jun 15, 2018

    A sparkling debut collection that embraces and revels in the contradictions inherent in our existences. The poems can be explosive, driving, or can slowly unfold with exceptional precision. They explore the need for companionship alongside requiring solitude to know oneself; desire on ...

    I see why Ada Limon chose this debut poetry collection to win the Shelterbelt Poetry Prize. I?ve discovered some new favorites here. Persistent themes include the female body (often in relation to the male), love, immigration, and health concerns. A couple thought-provoking lines...

    frank and honest poems concerned with the self, feminine identity, multilingualism and language, and family/parenthood/childhood. enjoyed a lot of these poems. looking forward to teaching some of them, especially to Spanish-speaking students. ...

    This is a beautiful book. Strongly advise you add Eloisa Amezcua to your reading list and bookshelf. ...

    (on pain): the world becomes impossibly tender like fingers swollen papules of foreign material lodged in the body to be unroofed or left there to dissolve ...

    Tender and incisive in equal measure. ...

  • Jennifer Gladis
    Apr 11, 2018

    A sparkling debut collection that embraces and revels in the contradictions inherent in our existences. The poems can be explosive, driving, or can slowly unfold with exceptional precision. They explore the need for companionship alongside requiring solitude to know oneself; desire on ...

    I see why Ada Limon chose this debut poetry collection to win the Shelterbelt Poetry Prize. I?ve discovered some new favorites here. Persistent themes include the female body (often in relation to the male), love, immigration, and health concerns. A couple thought-provoking lines...

    frank and honest poems concerned with the self, feminine identity, multilingualism and language, and family/parenthood/childhood. enjoyed a lot of these poems. looking forward to teaching some of them, especially to Spanish-speaking students. ...

    This is a beautiful book. Strongly advise you add Eloisa Amezcua to your reading list and bookshelf. ...

    (on pain): the world becomes impossibly tender like fingers swollen papules of foreign material lodged in the body to be unroofed or left there to dissolve ...

    Tender and incisive in equal measure. ...

    So much language play and lithe connection. These poems showed me graceful in a way I hadn?t thought about. I think I have a crush on the thoughts that these poems grew from. ...

    a pleasure to read. Vulnerable yet strong and beautiful. Perfectly executed. Hats off to this exciting poet. ...

    I adore Eloisa's poems. This book blooms through the body, examining what it means to be a contemporary woman, and how our lineage--whether familial/genetic/cultural, whether a string of interactions with the lover, the reader, other authors--creates our sense of self. ...

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  • M
    Jan 30, 2018

    A sparkling debut collection that embraces and revels in the contradictions inherent in our existences. The poems can be explosive, driving, or can slowly unfold with exceptional precision. They explore the need for companionship alongside requiring solitude to know oneself; desire on ...

    I see why Ada Limon chose this debut poetry collection to win the Shelterbelt Poetry Prize. I?ve discovered some new favorites here. Persistent themes include the female body (often in relation to the male), love, immigration, and health concerns. A couple thought-provoking lines...

    frank and honest poems concerned with the self, feminine identity, multilingualism and language, and family/parenthood/childhood. enjoyed a lot of these poems. looking forward to teaching some of them, especially to Spanish-speaking students. ...

    This is a beautiful book. Strongly advise you add Eloisa Amezcua to your reading list and bookshelf. ...

    (on pain): the world becomes impossibly tender like fingers swollen papules of foreign material lodged in the body to be unroofed or left there to dissolve ...

  • Sakshi  J
    Jan 24, 2018

    A sparkling debut collection that embraces and revels in the contradictions inherent in our existences. The poems can be explosive, driving, or can slowly unfold with exceptional precision. They explore the need for companionship alongside requiring solitude to know oneself; desire on ...

    I see why Ada Limon chose this debut poetry collection to win the Shelterbelt Poetry Prize. I?ve discovered some new favorites here. Persistent themes include the female body (often in relation to the male), love, immigration, and health concerns. A couple thought-provoking lines...

    frank and honest poems concerned with the self, feminine identity, multilingualism and language, and family/parenthood/childhood. enjoyed a lot of these poems. looking forward to teaching some of them, especially to Spanish-speaking students. ...

    This is a beautiful book. Strongly advise you add Eloisa Amezcua to your reading list and bookshelf. ...

    (on pain): the world becomes impossibly tender like fingers swollen papules of foreign material lodged in the body to be unroofed or left there to dissolve ...

    Tender and incisive in equal measure. ...

    So much language play and lithe connection. These poems showed me graceful in a way I hadn?t thought about. I think I have a crush on the thoughts that these poems grew from. ...

    a pleasure to read. Vulnerable yet strong and beautiful. Perfectly executed. Hats off to this exciting poet. ...

    I adore Eloisa's poems. This book blooms through the body, examining what it means to be a contemporary woman, and how our lineage--whether familial/genetic/cultural, whether a string of interactions with the lover, the reader, other authors--creates our sense of self. ...

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  • Ellie
    Jan 29, 2018

    A sparkling debut collection that embraces and revels in the contradictions inherent in our existences. The poems can be explosive, driving, or can slowly unfold with exceptional precision. They explore the need for companionship alongside requiring solitude to know oneself; desire on ...

    I see why Ada Limon chose this debut poetry collection to win the Shelterbelt Poetry Prize. I?ve discovered some new favorites here. Persistent themes include the female body (often in relation to the male), love, immigration, and health concerns. A couple thought-provoking lines...

    frank and honest poems concerned with the self, feminine identity, multilingualism and language, and family/parenthood/childhood. enjoyed a lot of these poems. looking forward to teaching some of them, especially to Spanish-speaking students. ...

    This is a beautiful book. Strongly advise you add Eloisa Amezcua to your reading list and bookshelf. ...

    (on pain): the world becomes impossibly tender like fingers swollen papules of foreign material lodged in the body to be unroofed or left there to dissolve ...

    Tender and incisive in equal measure. ...

    So much language play and lithe connection. These poems showed me graceful in a way I hadn?t thought about. I think I have a crush on the thoughts that these poems grew from. ...

    a pleasure to read. Vulnerable yet strong and beautiful. Perfectly executed. Hats off to this exciting poet. ...

    I adore Eloisa's poems. This book blooms through the body, examining what it means to be a contemporary woman, and how our lineage--whether familial/genetic/cultural, whether a string of interactions with the lover, the reader, other authors--creates our sense of self. ...

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  • Lauren Kayes
    Jan 09, 2018

    A sparkling debut collection that embraces and revels in the contradictions inherent in our existences. The poems can be explosive, driving, or can slowly unfold with exceptional precision. They explore the need for companionship alongside requiring solitude to know oneself; desire on ...

    I see why Ada Limon chose this debut poetry collection to win the Shelterbelt Poetry Prize. I?ve discovered some new favorites here. Persistent themes include the female body (often in relation to the male), love, immigration, and health concerns. A couple thought-provoking lines...

    frank and honest poems concerned with the self, feminine identity, multilingualism and language, and family/parenthood/childhood. enjoyed a lot of these poems. looking forward to teaching some of them, especially to Spanish-speaking students. ...

    This is a beautiful book. Strongly advise you add Eloisa Amezcua to your reading list and bookshelf. ...

    (on pain): the world becomes impossibly tender like fingers swollen papules of foreign material lodged in the body to be unroofed or left there to dissolve ...

    Tender and incisive in equal measure. ...

    So much language play and lithe connection. These poems showed me graceful in a way I hadn?t thought about. I think I have a crush on the thoughts that these poems grew from. ...

    a pleasure to read. Vulnerable yet strong and beautiful. Perfectly executed. Hats off to this exciting poet. ...

    I adore Eloisa's poems. This book blooms through the body, examining what it means to be a contemporary woman, and how our lineage--whether familial/genetic/cultural, whether a string of interactions with the lover, the reader, other authors--creates our sense of self. ...

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  • Alis
    Dec 21, 2017

    A sparkling debut collection that embraces and revels in the contradictions inherent in our existences. The poems can be explosive, driving, or can slowly unfold with exceptional precision. They explore the need for companionship alongside requiring solitude to know oneself; desire on ...

    I see why Ada Limon chose this debut poetry collection to win the Shelterbelt Poetry Prize. I?ve discovered some new favorites here. Persistent themes include the female body (often in relation to the male), love, immigration, and health concerns. A couple thought-provoking lines...

    frank and honest poems concerned with the self, feminine identity, multilingualism and language, and family/parenthood/childhood. enjoyed a lot of these poems. looking forward to teaching some of them, especially to Spanish-speaking students. ...

    This is a beautiful book. Strongly advise you add Eloisa Amezcua to your reading list and bookshelf. ...

    (on pain): the world becomes impossibly tender like fingers swollen papules of foreign material lodged in the body to be unroofed or left there to dissolve ...

    Tender and incisive in equal measure. ...

    So much language play and lithe connection. These poems showed me graceful in a way I hadn?t thought about. I think I have a crush on the thoughts that these poems grew from. ...

    a pleasure to read. Vulnerable yet strong and beautiful. Perfectly executed. Hats off to this exciting poet. ...

    I adore Eloisa's poems. This book blooms through the body, examining what it means to be a contemporary woman, and how our lineage--whether familial/genetic/cultural, whether a string of interactions with the lover, the reader, other authors--creates our sense of self. ...

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  • Diana Richtman
    Jan 22, 2018

    A sparkling debut collection that embraces and revels in the contradictions inherent in our existences. The poems can be explosive, driving, or can slowly unfold with exceptional precision. They explore the need for companionship alongside requiring solitude to know oneself; desire on ...

    I see why Ada Limon chose this debut poetry collection to win the Shelterbelt Poetry Prize. I?ve discovered some new favorites here. Persistent themes include the female body (often in relation to the male), love, immigration, and health concerns. A couple thought-provoking lines...

    frank and honest poems concerned with the self, feminine identity, multilingualism and language, and family/parenthood/childhood. enjoyed a lot of these poems. looking forward to teaching some of them, especially to Spanish-speaking students. ...

    This is a beautiful book. Strongly advise you add Eloisa Amezcua to your reading list and bookshelf. ...

    (on pain): the world becomes impossibly tender like fingers swollen papules of foreign material lodged in the body to be unroofed or left there to dissolve ...

    Tender and incisive in equal measure. ...

    So much language play and lithe connection. These poems showed me graceful in a way I hadn?t thought about. I think I have a crush on the thoughts that these poems grew from. ...

    a pleasure to read. Vulnerable yet strong and beautiful. Perfectly executed. Hats off to this exciting poet. ...

    I adore Eloisa's poems. This book blooms through the body, examining what it means to be a contemporary woman, and how our lineage--whether familial/genetic/cultural, whether a string of interactions with the lover, the reader, other authors--creates our sense of self. ...

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  • Rachel Natale
    Dec 30, 2017

    A sparkling debut collection that embraces and revels in the contradictions inherent in our existences. The poems can be explosive, driving, or can slowly unfold with exceptional precision. They explore the need for companionship alongside requiring solitude to know oneself; desire on ...

    I see why Ada Limon chose this debut poetry collection to win the Shelterbelt Poetry Prize. I?ve discovered some new favorites here. Persistent themes include the female body (often in relation to the male), love, immigration, and health concerns. A couple thought-provoking lines...

    frank and honest poems concerned with the self, feminine identity, multilingualism and language, and family/parenthood/childhood. enjoyed a lot of these poems. looking forward to teaching some of them, especially to Spanish-speaking students. ...

    This is a beautiful book. Strongly advise you add Eloisa Amezcua to your reading list and bookshelf. ...

    (on pain): the world becomes impossibly tender like fingers swollen papules of foreign material lodged in the body to be unroofed or left there to dissolve ...

    Tender and incisive in equal measure. ...

    So much language play and lithe connection. These poems showed me graceful in a way I hadn?t thought about. I think I have a crush on the thoughts that these poems grew from. ...

    a pleasure to read. Vulnerable yet strong and beautiful. Perfectly executed. Hats off to this exciting poet. ...

    I adore Eloisa's poems. This book blooms through the body, examining what it means to be a contemporary woman, and how our lineage--whether familial/genetic/cultural, whether a string of interactions with the lover, the reader, other authors--creates our sense of self. ...

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  • Michael Anthony Reyes
    May 23, 2018

    A sparkling debut collection that embraces and revels in the contradictions inherent in our existences. The poems can be explosive, driving, or can slowly unfold with exceptional precision. They explore the need for companionship alongside requiring solitude to know oneself; desire on ...

    I see why Ada Limon chose this debut poetry collection to win the Shelterbelt Poetry Prize. I?ve discovered some new favorites here. Persistent themes include the female body (often in relation to the male), love, immigration, and health concerns. A couple thought-provoking lines...

    frank and honest poems concerned with the self, feminine identity, multilingualism and language, and family/parenthood/childhood. enjoyed a lot of these poems. looking forward to teaching some of them, especially to Spanish-speaking students. ...

    This is a beautiful book. Strongly advise you add Eloisa Amezcua to your reading list and bookshelf. ...

    (on pain): the world becomes impossibly tender like fingers swollen papules of foreign material lodged in the body to be unroofed or left there to dissolve ...

    Tender and incisive in equal measure. ...

    So much language play and lithe connection. These poems showed me graceful in a way I hadn?t thought about. I think I have a crush on the thoughts that these poems grew from. ...

    a pleasure to read. Vulnerable yet strong and beautiful. Perfectly executed. Hats off to this exciting poet. ...

    I adore Eloisa's poems. This book blooms through the body, examining what it means to be a contemporary woman, and how our lineage--whether familial/genetic/cultural, whether a string of interactions with the lover, the reader, other authors--creates our sense of self. ...

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  • Carly Miller
    Mar 29, 2018

    A sparkling debut collection that embraces and revels in the contradictions inherent in our existences. The poems can be explosive, driving, or can slowly unfold with exceptional precision. They explore the need for companionship alongside requiring solitude to know oneself; desire on ...

    I see why Ada Limon chose this debut poetry collection to win the Shelterbelt Poetry Prize. I?ve discovered some new favorites here. Persistent themes include the female body (often in relation to the male), love, immigration, and health concerns. A couple thought-provoking lines...

    frank and honest poems concerned with the self, feminine identity, multilingualism and language, and family/parenthood/childhood. enjoyed a lot of these poems. looking forward to teaching some of them, especially to Spanish-speaking students. ...

    This is a beautiful book. Strongly advise you add Eloisa Amezcua to your reading list and bookshelf. ...

    (on pain): the world becomes impossibly tender like fingers swollen papules of foreign material lodged in the body to be unroofed or left there to dissolve ...

    Tender and incisive in equal measure. ...

    So much language play and lithe connection. These poems showed me graceful in a way I hadn?t thought about. I think I have a crush on the thoughts that these poems grew from. ...

    a pleasure to read. Vulnerable yet strong and beautiful. Perfectly executed. Hats off to this exciting poet. ...

    I adore Eloisa's poems. This book blooms through the body, examining what it means to be a contemporary woman, and how our lineage--whether familial/genetic/cultural, whether a string of interactions with the lover, the reader, other authors--creates our sense of self. ...

  • Cole
    Jan 27, 2018

    A sparkling debut collection that embraces and revels in the contradictions inherent in our existences. The poems can be explosive, driving, or can slowly unfold with exceptional precision. They explore the need for companionship alongside requiring solitude to know oneself; desire on ...

    I see why Ada Limon chose this debut poetry collection to win the Shelterbelt Poetry Prize. I?ve discovered some new favorites here. Persistent themes include the female body (often in relation to the male), love, immigration, and health concerns. A couple thought-provoking lines...

    frank and honest poems concerned with the self, feminine identity, multilingualism and language, and family/parenthood/childhood. enjoyed a lot of these poems. looking forward to teaching some of them, especially to Spanish-speaking students. ...

    This is a beautiful book. Strongly advise you add Eloisa Amezcua to your reading list and bookshelf. ...

    (on pain): the world becomes impossibly tender like fingers swollen papules of foreign material lodged in the body to be unroofed or left there to dissolve ...

    Tender and incisive in equal measure. ...

    So much language play and lithe connection. These poems showed me graceful in a way I hadn?t thought about. I think I have a crush on the thoughts that these poems grew from. ...

    a pleasure to read. Vulnerable yet strong and beautiful. Perfectly executed. Hats off to this exciting poet. ...

    I adore Eloisa's poems. This book blooms through the body, examining what it means to be a contemporary woman, and how our lineage--whether familial/genetic/cultural, whether a string of interactions with the lover, the reader, other authors--creates our sense of self. ...

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  • Tyler Keenan
    Jan 06, 2018

    A sparkling debut collection that embraces and revels in the contradictions inherent in our existences. The poems can be explosive, driving, or can slowly unfold with exceptional precision. They explore the need for companionship alongside requiring solitude to know oneself; desire on ...

    I see why Ada Limon chose this debut poetry collection to win the Shelterbelt Poetry Prize. I?ve discovered some new favorites here. Persistent themes include the female body (often in relation to the male), love, immigration, and health concerns. A couple thought-provoking lines...

    frank and honest poems concerned with the self, feminine identity, multilingualism and language, and family/parenthood/childhood. enjoyed a lot of these poems. looking forward to teaching some of them, especially to Spanish-speaking students. ...

    This is a beautiful book. Strongly advise you add Eloisa Amezcua to your reading list and bookshelf. ...

    (on pain): the world becomes impossibly tender like fingers swollen papules of foreign material lodged in the body to be unroofed or left there to dissolve ...

    Tender and incisive in equal measure. ...

    So much language play and lithe connection. These poems showed me graceful in a way I hadn?t thought about. I think I have a crush on the thoughts that these poems grew from. ...

    a pleasure to read. Vulnerable yet strong and beautiful. Perfectly executed. Hats off to this exciting poet. ...

    I adore Eloisa's poems. This book blooms through the body, examining what it means to be a contemporary woman, and how our lineage--whether familial/genetic/cultural, whether a string of interactions with the lover, the reader, other authors--creates our sense of self. ...

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  • Emily
    Jan 22, 2018

    A sparkling debut collection that embraces and revels in the contradictions inherent in our existences. The poems can be explosive, driving, or can slowly unfold with exceptional precision. They explore the need for companionship alongside requiring solitude to know oneself; desire on ...

    I see why Ada Limon chose this debut poetry collection to win the Shelterbelt Poetry Prize. I?ve discovered some new favorites here. Persistent themes include the female body (often in relation to the male), love, immigration, and health concerns. A couple thought-provoking lines...

    frank and honest poems concerned with the self, feminine identity, multilingualism and language, and family/parenthood/childhood. enjoyed a lot of these poems. looking forward to teaching some of them, especially to Spanish-speaking students. ...

    This is a beautiful book. Strongly advise you add Eloisa Amezcua to your reading list and bookshelf. ...

    (on pain): the world becomes impossibly tender like fingers swollen papules of foreign material lodged in the body to be unroofed or left there to dissolve ...

    Tender and incisive in equal measure. ...

    So much language play and lithe connection. These poems showed me graceful in a way I hadn?t thought about. I think I have a crush on the thoughts that these poems grew from. ...

    a pleasure to read. Vulnerable yet strong and beautiful. Perfectly executed. Hats off to this exciting poet. ...

    I adore Eloisa's poems. This book blooms through the body, examining what it means to be a contemporary woman, and how our lineage--whether familial/genetic/cultural, whether a string of interactions with the lover, the reader, other authors--creates our sense of self. ...

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  • Amanda Griffin
    Feb 01, 2018

    A sparkling debut collection that embraces and revels in the contradictions inherent in our existences. The poems can be explosive, driving, or can slowly unfold with exceptional precision. They explore the need for companionship alongside requiring solitude to know oneself; desire on ...

    I see why Ada Limon chose this debut poetry collection to win the Shelterbelt Poetry Prize. I?ve discovered some new favorites here. Persistent themes include the female body (often in relation to the male), love, immigration, and health concerns. A couple thought-provoking lines...

    frank and honest poems concerned with the self, feminine identity, multilingualism and language, and family/parenthood/childhood. enjoyed a lot of these poems. looking forward to teaching some of them, especially to Spanish-speaking students. ...

    This is a beautiful book. Strongly advise you add Eloisa Amezcua to your reading list and bookshelf. ...

    (on pain): the world becomes impossibly tender like fingers swollen papules of foreign material lodged in the body to be unroofed or left there to dissolve ...

    Tender and incisive in equal measure. ...

    So much language play and lithe connection. These poems showed me graceful in a way I hadn?t thought about. I think I have a crush on the thoughts that these poems grew from. ...

    a pleasure to read. Vulnerable yet strong and beautiful. Perfectly executed. Hats off to this exciting poet. ...

    I adore Eloisa's poems. This book blooms through the body, examining what it means to be a contemporary woman, and how our lineage--whether familial/genetic/cultural, whether a string of interactions with the lover, the reader, other authors--creates our sense of self. ...

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