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The Swell

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Paperback, 15 pages
Published 2016
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Jan 04, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: u-k, poetry
There are 15 poems in this pamphlet and I like them all - they are are well written poems about relationships, full of exciting imagery and surprises, and emotional truths. Some favs are:

The opening poem "Snapshot" tells us a lot about the speaker, a girl who ends up having to grow up too fast, and looking after her siblings, and parents and herself. We are told:

A snap of a girl with her hand on her mother's
shoulder like a Victorian husband.
I passed on my birthright to all those unborn
boys, soot
...more
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