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The Confusion of Happiness
by Michelle Tan
Best whispered aloud to a backdrop of Bon Iver or the strains of Scriabin’s piano sonatas, The Confusion of Happiness questions the promises of love against a life of art. In this first collection, the poet walks herself around a gallery of texts, taking notes on those who have come before her. The language of her transcriptions spills secrets of girlhood and distant ...more
Paperback, First Edition, 88 pages
Published September 3rd 2014 by Math Paper Press
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I must admit, I didn't understand many of the poems - they didn't make much sense to me, and maybe that's why it's so special, other than the pretty language. my favourites were "and what if the bad music never stops?", "verbena and jonquil" & "identify"