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"Resurrection Party" is a poetry collection that concerns itself, almost to the point of obsession, with the question of how the imagination grapples with the fear of death. The collection intertwines religious and mythical subjects and themes with more fleshly concerns about the body and decay, presence and absence. It has been described as containing poems of "almost exq ...more
Paperback, 74 pages
Published August 17th 2014 by Silver Birch Press
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Noelle Walsh
Dec 01, 2014 rated it really liked it
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This collection of poems was really good. It is definitely worth reading for fans of poetry and for those interested in poetry.



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McKenzie Lynn Tozan
Feb 27, 2015 rated it really liked it
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We all have such differing definitions and expectations of grief. When asked to define grief, love, beauty, we often begin to play a game of word association, or we resort to metaphors and personification. Pain and sorrow. My heart hurts. It’s like a well that never fills up.

But when I think about grief… my mind becomes a conflicted torrent of the difficult and the mundane, the ugly and the beautiful. Why, you may ask? Shouldn’t grief be a non-gray construct?

No, it shouldn’t.

Because grief is
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Dec 01, 2014 rated it really liked it
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Michalle Gould definitely knows what she is writing about. I have no idea what kind of death she has experienced but she definitely knows what a resurrection is. Regardless my dislike (or more precisely my inability to like) some of the poems, I did feel the point of view of an insider in the text. And that is something that one can achieve when writing about something she is sure of, not just combining nice sounding phrases. By the way, 'nice' is not the word I would use fo
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Michalle Gould recently moved to Hollywood to work as a librarian, after living in Central Texas for several years. Her first full-length collection of poetry, "Resurrection Party," was published in August 2014 by Silver Birch Press, a small independent press located in Los Angeles. Poems from the collection have been published in Poetry, Slate, New England Review, American Literary Review and oth ...more