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Lemons in the Chicken Wire by Alison Whittaker
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it was ok
bookshelves: 2019

Finished: 20.08.2019
Genre: potry
Rating: C-
#TBR list 2109

What can I say...poems are very personal.
You like this one and I like that one.
Collection: 50 poems and I like just 13 = 26%
Blakwork Whittaker's 2018 prize winning
collection of poems.
Lemons in the Chicken Wire pales in comparison.
C'est la vie.

These were: very good
Growing Soon -…loved the structure/symmetry
Carry the One - …young girl’s thoughts at school
AH -..young girl’s observations + “ I go by Koori time”
Cinnamon Eggs - ...young girl’s unexpected bike accident

These were: good

EXT.INT. exterior, interior...thoughts as stage directions
A Funeral …family around grandfather’s grave….
Insider Knowledge …family knows more than you think!
Preface: Another Funeral ...memories Great Nan’s death
Whatcha glimpse in a of a young girl’s life
The Sticking Place ...time, a limp carcass…soundless bubble
Epilogue: A Funeral
Do Ya?
Chicken Wire Lemons
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Reading Progress

August 20, 2019 – Started Reading
August 20, 2019 – Shelved
August 20, 2019 – Shelved as: 2019
August 20, 2019 – Finished Reading

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