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Will You Still Love Me if I Love Her?: A Poetry Chapbook
A debut poetry chapbook exploring queer realisation, self-discovery, and search for acceptance. This sapphic collection features poems 'Attraction' and 'Fraud' first published by Royal Rose Magazine and 'TV' featured in Issue 3 of Constellate Literary Journal.
Kindle Edition, 28 pages
Published February 24th 2019
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Mar 09, 2019 Sofia rated it really liked it
I really loved this! This is a poetry chapbook that captures the sapphic experience so well. Obviously, everyone has different experiences and I couldn't relate to every poem but if you're sapphic, I guarantee you'll feel so seen by this book. Poetry's merit, of course, isn't based on how relatable it is, though. These poems were also just really well written. I enjoyed reading longer poems from a modern poet. Most modern poetry I read includes micropoems - which I love - but it's rarer for me t ...more
A stunning exploration of sexuality, religion and self-acceptance, this chapbook was part of my 2019 Pride Month TBR! I don't read alot of poetry, so it was nice to branch out and explore a new area of literature. A highlight for me was 'I Do Not Fancy You', which is one of the longer poems in the chapbook.
Will You Still Love Me If I Love Her? is one of those rare and beautiful poetry collections that, for all intents and purposes, reaches out and clutches at your heart. These poems grapple with sexuality, sense of self, and acceptance in a way that makes the speaker’s experience all too relatable. Elfie is truly a poet to watch, because if any future work is as good as this chapbook, it will be hard not to love it.