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it was amazing 5.00  ·  Rating details ·  16 ratings  ·  5 reviews
"Amy Saul-Zerby’s second poetry collection is a fractured, lyric fairytale that reminds us that stories are both real and not real. The contemporary idea of self-determination is still ‘some pink riddle, all edges still.’ The poetic voice in Deep Camouflage is blended with its surroundings—because it wishes to do no harm. Yet it winks at you, sharing a private benediction ...more
Paperback, 118 pages
Published January 29th 2018 by Civil Coping Mechanisms
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Lauren Dostal
“you could tear me down and
i would probably blame the sun

before i would hold it against you.

the sun is me in this metaphor.”

So good I live tweeted my way through it. No, like, seriously. It’s rare that I get so absorbed in a collection that I feel compelled to read it straight through from cover to cover, but this book has that magical blend of relatable, gut-punch, honest emotion and sharp yet subtle language that burrows itself into your heart. The collection reads like a journey through love
Oct 11, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Enjoyed reading this on a rainy night. Flowed with a mercy full of meaning. The poetry in this collection swirls and spirals and shimmers with intimate observations. Sometimes a bleak sense of humor, a scoff at the world. I liked it. Sound and vision--images with voice--create a narrative of a soul allowing us into a confession with pride and unapologetic honesty.

Here are some of the ones that broke into my own heart:

"are there people who just let things happen without panickimg (& if so, how d
Alejandro Morales
Mar 25, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I loved this book. Each poem was a wonderful reading experience, being at once hard but inspiring. I could easily read these poems many times, they are truly poetry, contemporary poetry at its best. My favourite book of 2018 so far.
Feb 21, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: women, poetry
Magnificent poems of heartbreak and all those gigantic little moments that immediately precede and follow it.
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as moving as the relationships and semi-circular growth the poems describe
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