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Upon Waking: 58 Voices Speaking Out from the Shadow of Abuse gives victims a place to share how the abuse felt, how abuse lingers, and what they have done to heal and move forward. These poems show that abusive experiences affect us all, and if we speak up, we can change our culture for the better.
Published 2019 by League of Minnesota Poets
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Linda
Apr 21, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This anthology of poems about abuse is not easy reading. But it may be required reading. It is powerful, sad, insistent and radical. The ideas are not new, sadly. But these voices will be heard.

The book is split up into four sections, each relating to a different type of abuse, or a different reaction to it. You will find replays of sexual abuse, told through the eyes of a child. You will find dramatic replays of domestic abuse. Questions for abusers. And always, always, the depiction of the lon
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Annette Gagliardi
What can you say about this collection of poetry that speaks to the issue of abuse in such a profound way. Thank you to the authors - Poets par excellance.
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