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it was amazing 5.00  ·  Rating details ·  2 ratings  ·  2 reviews
"Gnarly" is not what you expect: a collection of love poems, this is not an assemblage of sappy sonnets or couplets. Smith catches the reader off-guard with her close attention to sound, metaphor, and form as she explores the chambers of a bruised heart. Pumping out vivid imagery, there is music in these poems that should make you read each word carefully and out loud, rel ...more
Paperback, 34 pages
Published July 17th 2015 by Swimming with Elephants Publications
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Nov 27, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Her book reads like an indie record, but you want everybody to hear this one. Poems, like Super 8, showcase true artistry, peppering the reader with hidden messages like whisper-kisses, finally ending on the "title track", Gnarly which is everything and nothing you'd expect upon reaching the end: all madness, all frantic, all knees knocking, lip biting, nail scratching grit.
Jun 22, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Excellent poetry by my wonderful niece!
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