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Three Women: A Poetic Triptych and Selected Poems

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"A truly unique and awe-inspiring collection, Emma Eden Ramos wows readers with her narrative-style writing in Three Women: A Poetic Triptych and Selected Poems. This is the fifth chapbook to be released by Heavy Hands Ink." -Heavy Hands Ink
Paperback, First edition, 37 pages
Published September 3rd 2011 by Heavy Hands Ink

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Serena
Nov 01, 2011 Serena rated it really liked it
Three Women: A Poetic Triptych and Selected Poems by Emma Eden Ramos, published by Heavy Hands Ink this year (it is eligible for the Indie Lit Awards), is primarily a series of poems about British-American psychotherapist Annette, her daughter Julia, and a Croatian immigrant, Milena. Ramos uses the idea of the Triptych beautifully here, in which the poems about or told from Julia and Milena’s points of view are hinged on the poems told from Annette’s point of view. Moreover, the poems from Julia ...more
Tara
Sep 12, 2011 Tara rated it really liked it
Shelves: poetry, review-copy
It’s not often I read poetry, but when I was asked to review this, I was intrigued, and I thought I’d go for it. Firstly, I have to admit, I had no idea what a ‘Triptych’ was, and I figured that it was as good a starting point as any, so I looked it up. Basically, a triptych is a work of art which is split into three pieces, often with the centre piece being the largest. I have to admit, this intrigued me even more, and let me tell you, this is definitely a work of art.

The first fold of this is
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Beth
Sep 17, 2011 Beth rated it really liked it
I was approached by Emma Eden Ramos with regard to her chapbook and asked if I’d like to review it, of course I’d never say no! I’ve not read any poetry for quite awhile so it was refreshing to get the chance to give it a go.
In Three Women we’re presented with three different stories told in three parts, all of which seem to have some connection to each other, most prominently in their depiction of womanhood. The first section (Introductions) gives the reader a short introductory view of the thr
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Hanna
Nov 19, 2012 Hanna rated it really liked it
I found this for free online. I will be purchasing a copy, however. This short book begins with a three part narrative that is based around the concept of the 'triptych.' I don't know is this author has studied art history but what she's done is capture the idea of a three part narrative painting through beautiful poetry. The 'Triptych' is perfectly symmetrical. There are three parts: Introductions, Impressions and Connections. There are three characters: Milena, Annette and Julia. The first two ...more
Freda Mans-Labianca
Sep 12, 2011 Freda Mans-Labianca rated it it was amazing
A unique way of telling the story of 3 women and how they connect in the end. Usually I prefer verse poetry, but this story was properly fitted with the prose Emma chose.
I really enjoyed the 3 women, Annette, Julia and Milena, though I appreciate Milena's no-bullshit attitude most.
Definitely a quick read, but a good one.
Harvee
Oct 14, 2011 Harvee rated it really liked it
The poems in this chapbook, a small book of verse, deal mostly with family tragedies that affect three women - Annette, a psychotherapist, and her daughter Julia, and a Croatian immigrant, Milena. The poems about them compose the Triptych of the chapbook's title. The poems are moving, each woman revealing herself and her history in her words, reflecting on the tragedy of their stories.
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Emma Eden Ramos is a writer and student from New York City. Her middle grade novella, The Realm of the Lost, was recently published by MuseItUp Publishing. Her short stories have appeared in Stories for Children Magazine, The Storyteller Tymes, BlazeVOX Journal, and other journals. Ramos' novelette, Where the Children Play, is included in Resilience: Stories, Poems, Essays, Words for LGBT Teens, ...more
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