Matthea Harvey

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Matthea Harvey is the author of three books of poetry--Modern Life, Sad Little Breathing Machine and Pity the Bathtub Its Forced Embrace of the Human Form, and one children's book, The Little General and the Giant Snowflake. She teaches at Sarah Lawrence and lives in Brooklyn. ...more

Average rating: 4.05 · 3,635 ratings · 432 reviews · 18 distinct worksSimilar authors
Modern Life

4.01 avg rating — 775 ratings — published 2007 — 2 editions
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Pity the Bathtub Its Forced...

4.07 avg rating — 680 ratings — published 2000 — 2 editions
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Sad Little Breathing Machine

4.10 avg rating — 639 ratings — published 2004
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Cecil the Pet Glacier

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If the Tabloids Are True Wh...

4.20 avg rating — 347 ratings — published 2014
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Of Lamb

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4.09 avg rating — 184 ratings — published 2011 — 2 editions
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The Little General and the ...

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4.20 avg rating — 41 ratings — published 2007 — 6 editions
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When Up and Down Left Town

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Du kennst das auch

it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 2004
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In Defense of Our Overgrown...

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“If there is no fog on the day you come home I will build a bonfire
So the smoke will make the cedars look the way you like them”
Matthea Harvey

“Don’t fret, dreamy spinning ones
with water falling from your faces.
It’s us you’re waiting for and we’re coming.”
Matthea Harvey, If the Tabloids Are True What Are You?

“Sometimes she feels like a third gender-
preferring primary colors to pastels, the radio to singing. At least she's all mermaid: never gets tired of swimming, hates the thought of socks. -from "The Straight Forward Mermaid”
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