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Crush by Richard Siken
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it was amazing
bookshelves: favorites, lgbtq, poetry, read-in-2018, themes-of-sexuality

This is my favourite poetry collection.

I feel like I could probably write a 15,000-word dissertation about this but i'm obviously not going to do that. All I will say is: it is violent and romantic. It is intense and messy. For me, it is the very best kind of poetry. Every line is a beauty.

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Quotes Rebecca Liked

Richard Siken
“Moonlight making crosses
on your body, and me putting my mouth on every one.”
Richard Siken, Crush

Richard Siken
“I swear, I end up feeling empty, like you've taken something out of me and I have to search my body for scars.”
Richard Siken, Crush

Reading Progress

December 17, 2017 – Shelved
December 17, 2017 – Shelved as: to-read
January 4, 2018 – Started Reading
January 4, 2018 – Shelved as: favorites
January 4, 2018 – Shelved as: lgbtq
January 4, 2018 – Shelved as: poetry
January 4, 2018 – Shelved as: read-in-2018
January 4, 2018 – Shelved as: themes-of-sexuality
January 4, 2018 – Finished Reading

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