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i bLEed DaRk - Poems About Pain, Life, Heavy Metal and Jesus Christ
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Price: Free! Words: 22,640. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Spiritual
Penned over a period of years by a man living in chronic pain and his young son, this atypical spiritual poetry book is a startlingly visceral series of transient images, seen through dusty windows, flying swiftly by on the authors’ personal road to righteousness. Their art springs forth from the unforced rhythm of the soul – the cry of tell-tale hearts, plagued by darkness and shrouded in light.
Palabras in Each Fist
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Price: Free! Words: 6,550. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
These poems twirl their skirts as they explore bi-cultural identity, growing up, a young mother's struggles, and the limits of language. Half Guatemalan and half Anglo, the speaker worries about "black-topped boys with butterscotch skin" who whistle at her, but loves how flowers "explode into curls of crepe." She doesn't understand Spanish or why tragedy jabs into our lives, but still she sings.