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Honeybee by Trista Mateer
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really liked it

there it is, my first poetry book of the year. and it resonated. the poet recommends reading it in one sitting and i agree completely.

here are some lines that really stuck out to me:

"You said you were afraid of losing me, like I was a thing that could be misplaced."

"You said: 'most days, I pity you more than I love you'. I just love you."

"There were nights I was so jealous that the thought of you on your knees for Jesus made me angry. Baby, I don’t think you understand the level of insecurity it takes for someone to want to write God angry letters."

"i. It is as hard to be the one who goes as it is to be the one who stays. People always talk about getting left behind, but nobody talks about how difficult it is to pack up your books and dig your bobby pins out of couch cushions. It always feels like you are digging for a reason not to open up the front door. Every time you leave the house, it gets harder to walk back in. One day, you won’t be able to— and"
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Reading Progress

February 4, 2016 – Started Reading
February 4, 2016 – Shelved
February 4, 2016 – Shelved as: to-read
February 4, 2016 – Finished Reading

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