Girl with Death Mask

Girl with Death Mask

Love, tequila, sex, first periods, late nights, abuse, and heartache. The journey from girl to womanhood is brimming with transformative magic that heals even as it shatters. These are the memories that haunt the dreams of what was and what could have been in Girl with Death Mask. In four rich and imaginative movements of poems, Jennifer Givhan profiles the suffering and th Love, tequila, sex, first periods, late nights, abuse, and heartache. The journey from girl to womanhood is brimming ...

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Title:Girl with Death Mask
Author:Jennifer Givhan
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Genres:Poetry
ISBN:Girl with Death Mask
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Edition Language:English
Format Type:Paperback
Number of Pages:100 pages pages

Girl with Death Mask Reviews

  • Jennifer Jackson Berry
    Apr 10, 2018

    Givhan?s poems are searing, exquisite?their images visceral, strange and magnetic, exploring girlhood/womanhood, hungers and magic, exploring the beautiful and terrible body. Here?s a moment from ?Avra?: I zip my mouth like a winter coat the stars have turned to icefie...

    I can't get over how full Jennifer Givhan's poems are. Where other poets write in a certain style, she takes several and mashes them together. Each poem is so packed with story and nature and culture and femininity and growth and metaphor and I could go on. The craft is awe-inspiring, ...

    Randomly selecting books of poetry from the new books shelf with my eyes closed has been eye-opening. The last several books of poetry I have selected have been by authors that have worldviews and experiences that are different from mine and that is good. I need to re-checkout The C...

    I really don't need to review this book. Jennifer Givhan's books are all incredibly beautiful and stirring. This one is perhaps a bit more experimental. It plays with form in subtle ways that only add to the artistry of her poems. I recommend this book (and all of hers) highly. If you'...

    A woman floats from a staircase/ dangling needle & thread/ just out of reach/ & buttons my ears/ my eyes/ i mean to feel frightened"(Avra) These poems are breathtaking. They disrupt the reader and dismember themselves. ...

    "There's a heart in a bag (face it) throw it over the edge that thing pumping like fire like fury inside you never belonged to him" ? "Furiosa" <3 <3 <3 ...

    Evocative, thoughtful poems interweaving traumatic experience with a feminine becoming. These poems provoke and deconstruct and rebuild with wisdom. ...

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  • Crystal
    Mar 11, 2018

    Givhan?s poems are searing, exquisite?their images visceral, strange and magnetic, exploring girlhood/womanhood, hungers and magic, exploring the beautiful and terrible body. Here?s a moment from ?Avra?: I zip my mouth like a winter coat the stars have turned to icefie...

    I can't get over how full Jennifer Givhan's poems are. Where other poets write in a certain style, she takes several and mashes them together. Each poem is so packed with story and nature and culture and femininity and growth and metaphor and I could go on. The craft is awe-inspiring, ...

    Randomly selecting books of poetry from the new books shelf with my eyes closed has been eye-opening. The last several books of poetry I have selected have been by authors that have worldviews and experiences that are different from mine and that is good. I need to re-checkout The C...

    I really don't need to review this book. Jennifer Givhan's books are all incredibly beautiful and stirring. This one is perhaps a bit more experimental. It plays with form in subtle ways that only add to the artistry of her poems. I recommend this book (and all of hers) highly. If you'...

    A woman floats from a staircase/ dangling needle & thread/ just out of reach/ & buttons my ears/ my eyes/ i mean to feel frightened"(Avra) These poems are breathtaking. They disrupt the reader and dismember themselves. ...

    "There's a heart in a bag (face it) throw it over the edge that thing pumping like fire like fury inside you never belonged to him" ? "Furiosa" <3 <3 <3 ...

    Evocative, thoughtful poems interweaving traumatic experience with a feminine becoming. These poems provoke and deconstruct and rebuild with wisdom. ...

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  • Crystal
    Oct 10, 2018

    Givhan?s poems are searing, exquisite?their images visceral, strange and magnetic, exploring girlhood/womanhood, hungers and magic, exploring the beautiful and terrible body. Here?s a moment from ?Avra?: I zip my mouth like a winter coat the stars have turned to icefie...

    I can't get over how full Jennifer Givhan's poems are. Where other poets write in a certain style, she takes several and mashes them together. Each poem is so packed with story and nature and culture and femininity and growth and metaphor and I could go on. The craft is awe-inspiring, ...

    Randomly selecting books of poetry from the new books shelf with my eyes closed has been eye-opening. The last several books of poetry I have selected have been by authors that have worldviews and experiences that are different from mine and that is good. I need to re-checkout The C...

    I really don't need to review this book. Jennifer Givhan's books are all incredibly beautiful and stirring. This one is perhaps a bit more experimental. It plays with form in subtle ways that only add to the artistry of her poems. I recommend this book (and all of hers) highly. If you'...

    A woman floats from a staircase/ dangling needle & thread/ just out of reach/ & buttons my ears/ my eyes/ i mean to feel frightened"(Avra) These poems are breathtaking. They disrupt the reader and dismember themselves. ...

    "There's a heart in a bag (face it) throw it over the edge that thing pumping like fire like fury inside you never belonged to him" ? "Furiosa" <3 <3 <3 ...

    Evocative, thoughtful poems interweaving traumatic experience with a feminine becoming. These poems provoke and deconstruct and rebuild with wisdom. ...

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  • Michael
    Dec 15, 2018

    Givhan?s poems are searing, exquisite?their images visceral, strange and magnetic, exploring girlhood/womanhood, hungers and magic, exploring the beautiful and terrible body. Here?s a moment from ?Avra?: I zip my mouth like a winter coat the stars have turned to icefie...

    I can't get over how full Jennifer Givhan's poems are. Where other poets write in a certain style, she takes several and mashes them together. Each poem is so packed with story and nature and culture and femininity and growth and metaphor and I could go on. The craft is awe-inspiring, ...

    Randomly selecting books of poetry from the new books shelf with my eyes closed has been eye-opening. The last several books of poetry I have selected have been by authors that have worldviews and experiences that are different from mine and that is good. I need to re-checkout The C...

    I really don't need to review this book. Jennifer Givhan's books are all incredibly beautiful and stirring. This one is perhaps a bit more experimental. It plays with form in subtle ways that only add to the artistry of her poems. I recommend this book (and all of hers) highly. If you'...

    A woman floats from a staircase/ dangling needle & thread/ just out of reach/ & buttons my ears/ my eyes/ i mean to feel frightened"(Avra) These poems are breathtaking. They disrupt the reader and dismember themselves. ...

    "There's a heart in a bag (face it) throw it over the edge that thing pumping like fire like fury inside you never belonged to him" ? "Furiosa" <3 <3 <3 ...

    Evocative, thoughtful poems interweaving traumatic experience with a feminine becoming. These poems provoke and deconstruct and rebuild with wisdom. ...

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  • Lorinda Toledo
    Jan 09, 2019

    Givhan?s poems are searing, exquisite?their images visceral, strange and magnetic, exploring girlhood/womanhood, hungers and magic, exploring the beautiful and terrible body. Here?s a moment from ?Avra?: I zip my mouth like a winter coat the stars have turned to icefie...

    I can't get over how full Jennifer Givhan's poems are. Where other poets write in a certain style, she takes several and mashes them together. Each poem is so packed with story and nature and culture and femininity and growth and metaphor and I could go on. The craft is awe-inspiring, ...

    Randomly selecting books of poetry from the new books shelf with my eyes closed has been eye-opening. The last several books of poetry I have selected have been by authors that have worldviews and experiences that are different from mine and that is good. I need to re-checkout The C...

    I really don't need to review this book. Jennifer Givhan's books are all incredibly beautiful and stirring. This one is perhaps a bit more experimental. It plays with form in subtle ways that only add to the artistry of her poems. I recommend this book (and all of hers) highly. If you'...

    A woman floats from a staircase/ dangling needle & thread/ just out of reach/ & buttons my ears/ my eyes/ i mean to feel frightened"(Avra) These poems are breathtaking. They disrupt the reader and dismember themselves. ...

    "There's a heart in a bag (face it) throw it over the edge that thing pumping like fire like fury inside you never belonged to him" ? "Furiosa" <3 <3 <3 ...

    Evocative, thoughtful poems interweaving traumatic experience with a feminine becoming. These poems provoke and deconstruct and rebuild with wisdom. ...

  • Sally
    Apr 04, 2018

    Givhan?s poems are searing, exquisite?their images visceral, strange and magnetic, exploring girlhood/womanhood, hungers and magic, exploring the beautiful and terrible body. Here?s a moment from ?Avra?: I zip my mouth like a winter coat the stars have turned to icefie...

  • Amy
    Apr 18, 2018

    Givhan?s poems are searing, exquisite?their images visceral, strange and magnetic, exploring girlhood/womanhood, hungers and magic, exploring the beautiful and terrible body. Here?s a moment from ?Avra?: I zip my mouth like a winter coat the stars have turned to icefie...

    I can't get over how full Jennifer Givhan's poems are. Where other poets write in a certain style, she takes several and mashes them together. Each poem is so packed with story and nature and culture and femininity and growth and metaphor and I could go on. The craft is awe-inspiring, ...

    Randomly selecting books of poetry from the new books shelf with my eyes closed has been eye-opening. The last several books of poetry I have selected have been by authors that have worldviews and experiences that are different from mine and that is good. I need to re-checkout The C...

    I really don't need to review this book. Jennifer Givhan's books are all incredibly beautiful and stirring. This one is perhaps a bit more experimental. It plays with form in subtle ways that only add to the artistry of her poems. I recommend this book (and all of hers) highly. If you'...

    A woman floats from a staircase/ dangling needle & thread/ just out of reach/ & buttons my ears/ my eyes/ i mean to feel frightened"(Avra) These poems are breathtaking. They disrupt the reader and dismember themselves. ...

    "There's a heart in a bag (face it) throw it over the edge that thing pumping like fire like fury inside you never belonged to him" ? "Furiosa" <3 <3 <3 ...

    Evocative, thoughtful poems interweaving traumatic experience with a feminine becoming. These poems provoke and deconstruct and rebuild with wisdom. ...

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  • Brenda
    Nov 12, 2018

    Givhan?s poems are searing, exquisite?their images visceral, strange and magnetic, exploring girlhood/womanhood, hungers and magic, exploring the beautiful and terrible body. Here?s a moment from ?Avra?: I zip my mouth like a winter coat the stars have turned to icefie...

    I can't get over how full Jennifer Givhan's poems are. Where other poets write in a certain style, she takes several and mashes them together. Each poem is so packed with story and nature and culture and femininity and growth and metaphor and I could go on. The craft is awe-inspiring, ...

    Randomly selecting books of poetry from the new books shelf with my eyes closed has been eye-opening. The last several books of poetry I have selected have been by authors that have worldviews and experiences that are different from mine and that is good. I need to re-checkout The C...

    I really don't need to review this book. Jennifer Givhan's books are all incredibly beautiful and stirring. This one is perhaps a bit more experimental. It plays with form in subtle ways that only add to the artistry of her poems. I recommend this book (and all of hers) highly. If you'...

    A woman floats from a staircase/ dangling needle & thread/ just out of reach/ & buttons my ears/ my eyes/ i mean to feel frightened"(Avra) These poems are breathtaking. They disrupt the reader and dismember themselves. ...

    "There's a heart in a bag (face it) throw it over the edge that thing pumping like fire like fury inside you never belonged to him" ? "Furiosa" <3 <3 <3 ...

    Evocative, thoughtful poems interweaving traumatic experience with a feminine becoming. These poems provoke and deconstruct and rebuild with wisdom. ...

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  • Jessie McMains
    Mar 26, 2018

    Givhan?s poems are searing, exquisite?their images visceral, strange and magnetic, exploring girlhood/womanhood, hungers and magic, exploring the beautiful and terrible body. Here?s a moment from ?Avra?: I zip my mouth like a winter coat the stars have turned to icefie...

    I can't get over how full Jennifer Givhan's poems are. Where other poets write in a certain style, she takes several and mashes them together. Each poem is so packed with story and nature and culture and femininity and growth and metaphor and I could go on. The craft is awe-inspiring, ...

    Randomly selecting books of poetry from the new books shelf with my eyes closed has been eye-opening. The last several books of poetry I have selected have been by authors that have worldviews and experiences that are different from mine and that is good. I need to re-checkout The C...

    I really don't need to review this book. Jennifer Givhan's books are all incredibly beautiful and stirring. This one is perhaps a bit more experimental. It plays with form in subtle ways that only add to the artistry of her poems. I recommend this book (and all of hers) highly. If you'...

    A woman floats from a staircase/ dangling needle & thread/ just out of reach/ & buttons my ears/ my eyes/ i mean to feel frightened"(Avra) These poems are breathtaking. They disrupt the reader and dismember themselves. ...

    "There's a heart in a bag (face it) throw it over the edge that thing pumping like fire like fury inside you never belonged to him" ? "Furiosa" <3 <3 <3 ...

    Evocative, thoughtful poems interweaving traumatic experience with a feminine becoming. These poems provoke and deconstruct and rebuild with wisdom. ...

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  • Darrin
    Jul 31, 2018

    Givhan?s poems are searing, exquisite?their images visceral, strange and magnetic, exploring girlhood/womanhood, hungers and magic, exploring the beautiful and terrible body. Here?s a moment from ?Avra?: I zip my mouth like a winter coat the stars have turned to icefie...

    I can't get over how full Jennifer Givhan's poems are. Where other poets write in a certain style, she takes several and mashes them together. Each poem is so packed with story and nature and culture and femininity and growth and metaphor and I could go on. The craft is awe-inspiring, ...

    Randomly selecting books of poetry from the new books shelf with my eyes closed has been eye-opening. The last several books of poetry I have selected have been by authors that have worldviews and experiences that are different from mine and that is good. I need to re-checkout The C...

  • Erin Emily
    Jan 03, 2019

    Givhan?s poems are searing, exquisite?their images visceral, strange and magnetic, exploring girlhood/womanhood, hungers and magic, exploring the beautiful and terrible body. Here?s a moment from ?Avra?: I zip my mouth like a winter coat the stars have turned to icefie...

    I can't get over how full Jennifer Givhan's poems are. Where other poets write in a certain style, she takes several and mashes them together. Each poem is so packed with story and nature and culture and femininity and growth and metaphor and I could go on. The craft is awe-inspiring, ...

    Randomly selecting books of poetry from the new books shelf with my eyes closed has been eye-opening. The last several books of poetry I have selected have been by authors that have worldviews and experiences that are different from mine and that is good. I need to re-checkout The C...

    I really don't need to review this book. Jennifer Givhan's books are all incredibly beautiful and stirring. This one is perhaps a bit more experimental. It plays with form in subtle ways that only add to the artistry of her poems. I recommend this book (and all of hers) highly. If you'...

    A woman floats from a staircase/ dangling needle & thread/ just out of reach/ & buttons my ears/ my eyes/ i mean to feel frightened"(Avra) These poems are breathtaking. They disrupt the reader and dismember themselves. ...

  • Anna
    Jul 19, 2018

    Givhan?s poems are searing, exquisite?their images visceral, strange and magnetic, exploring girlhood/womanhood, hungers and magic, exploring the beautiful and terrible body. Here?s a moment from ?Avra?: I zip my mouth like a winter coat the stars have turned to icefie...

    I can't get over how full Jennifer Givhan's poems are. Where other poets write in a certain style, she takes several and mashes them together. Each poem is so packed with story and nature and culture and femininity and growth and metaphor and I could go on. The craft is awe-inspiring, ...

    Randomly selecting books of poetry from the new books shelf with my eyes closed has been eye-opening. The last several books of poetry I have selected have been by authors that have worldviews and experiences that are different from mine and that is good. I need to re-checkout The C...

    I really don't need to review this book. Jennifer Givhan's books are all incredibly beautiful and stirring. This one is perhaps a bit more experimental. It plays with form in subtle ways that only add to the artistry of her poems. I recommend this book (and all of hers) highly. If you'...

    A woman floats from a staircase/ dangling needle & thread/ just out of reach/ & buttons my ears/ my eyes/ i mean to feel frightened"(Avra) These poems are breathtaking. They disrupt the reader and dismember themselves. ...

    "There's a heart in a bag (face it) throw it over the edge that thing pumping like fire like fury inside you never belonged to him" ? "Furiosa" <3 <3 <3 ...

  • Tiah
    May 19, 2018

    Givhan?s poems are searing, exquisite?their images visceral, strange and magnetic, exploring girlhood/womanhood, hungers and magic, exploring the beautiful and terrible body. Here?s a moment from ?Avra?: I zip my mouth like a winter coat the stars have turned to icefie...

    I can't get over how full Jennifer Givhan's poems are. Where other poets write in a certain style, she takes several and mashes them together. Each poem is so packed with story and nature and culture and femininity and growth and metaphor and I could go on. The craft is awe-inspiring, ...

    Randomly selecting books of poetry from the new books shelf with my eyes closed has been eye-opening. The last several books of poetry I have selected have been by authors that have worldviews and experiences that are different from mine and that is good. I need to re-checkout The C...

    I really don't need to review this book. Jennifer Givhan's books are all incredibly beautiful and stirring. This one is perhaps a bit more experimental. It plays with form in subtle ways that only add to the artistry of her poems. I recommend this book (and all of hers) highly. If you'...

    A woman floats from a staircase/ dangling needle & thread/ just out of reach/ & buttons my ears/ my eyes/ i mean to feel frightened"(Avra) These poems are breathtaking. They disrupt the reader and dismember themselves. ...

    "There's a heart in a bag (face it) throw it over the edge that thing pumping like fire like fury inside you never belonged to him" ? "Furiosa" <3 <3 <3 ...

    Evocative, thoughtful poems interweaving traumatic experience with a feminine becoming. These poems provoke and deconstruct and rebuild with wisdom. ...

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  • Kailee
    Jan 03, 2019

    Givhan?s poems are searing, exquisite?their images visceral, strange and magnetic, exploring girlhood/womanhood, hungers and magic, exploring the beautiful and terrible body. Here?s a moment from ?Avra?: I zip my mouth like a winter coat the stars have turned to icefie...

    I can't get over how full Jennifer Givhan's poems are. Where other poets write in a certain style, she takes several and mashes them together. Each poem is so packed with story and nature and culture and femininity and growth and metaphor and I could go on. The craft is awe-inspiring, ...

    Randomly selecting books of poetry from the new books shelf with my eyes closed has been eye-opening. The last several books of poetry I have selected have been by authors that have worldviews and experiences that are different from mine and that is good. I need to re-checkout The C...

    I really don't need to review this book. Jennifer Givhan's books are all incredibly beautiful and stirring. This one is perhaps a bit more experimental. It plays with form in subtle ways that only add to the artistry of her poems. I recommend this book (and all of hers) highly. If you'...

    A woman floats from a staircase/ dangling needle & thread/ just out of reach/ & buttons my ears/ my eyes/ i mean to feel frightened"(Avra) These poems are breathtaking. They disrupt the reader and dismember themselves. ...

    "There's a heart in a bag (face it) throw it over the edge that thing pumping like fire like fury inside you never belonged to him" ? "Furiosa" <3 <3 <3 ...

    Evocative, thoughtful poems interweaving traumatic experience with a feminine becoming. These poems provoke and deconstruct and rebuild with wisdom. ...

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  • Ariel Francisco
    Sep 23, 2018

    Givhan?s poems are searing, exquisite?their images visceral, strange and magnetic, exploring girlhood/womanhood, hungers and magic, exploring the beautiful and terrible body. Here?s a moment from ?Avra?: I zip my mouth like a winter coat the stars have turned to icefie...

    I can't get over how full Jennifer Givhan's poems are. Where other poets write in a certain style, she takes several and mashes them together. Each poem is so packed with story and nature and culture and femininity and growth and metaphor and I could go on. The craft is awe-inspiring, ...

    Randomly selecting books of poetry from the new books shelf with my eyes closed has been eye-opening. The last several books of poetry I have selected have been by authors that have worldviews and experiences that are different from mine and that is good. I need to re-checkout The C...

    I really don't need to review this book. Jennifer Givhan's books are all incredibly beautiful and stirring. This one is perhaps a bit more experimental. It plays with form in subtle ways that only add to the artistry of her poems. I recommend this book (and all of hers) highly. If you'...

    A woman floats from a staircase/ dangling needle & thread/ just out of reach/ & buttons my ears/ my eyes/ i mean to feel frightened"(Avra) These poems are breathtaking. They disrupt the reader and dismember themselves. ...

    "There's a heart in a bag (face it) throw it over the edge that thing pumping like fire like fury inside you never belonged to him" ? "Furiosa" <3 <3 <3 ...

    Evocative, thoughtful poems interweaving traumatic experience with a feminine becoming. These poems provoke and deconstruct and rebuild with wisdom. ...

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  • Nadia A
    May 27, 2018

    Givhan?s poems are searing, exquisite?their images visceral, strange and magnetic, exploring girlhood/womanhood, hungers and magic, exploring the beautiful and terrible body. Here?s a moment from ?Avra?: I zip my mouth like a winter coat the stars have turned to icefie...

    I can't get over how full Jennifer Givhan's poems are. Where other poets write in a certain style, she takes several and mashes them together. Each poem is so packed with story and nature and culture and femininity and growth and metaphor and I could go on. The craft is awe-inspiring, ...

    Randomly selecting books of poetry from the new books shelf with my eyes closed has been eye-opening. The last several books of poetry I have selected have been by authors that have worldviews and experiences that are different from mine and that is good. I need to re-checkout The C...

    I really don't need to review this book. Jennifer Givhan's books are all incredibly beautiful and stirring. This one is perhaps a bit more experimental. It plays with form in subtle ways that only add to the artistry of her poems. I recommend this book (and all of hers) highly. If you'...

    A woman floats from a staircase/ dangling needle & thread/ just out of reach/ & buttons my ears/ my eyes/ i mean to feel frightened"(Avra) These poems are breathtaking. They disrupt the reader and dismember themselves. ...

    "There's a heart in a bag (face it) throw it over the edge that thing pumping like fire like fury inside you never belonged to him" ? "Furiosa" <3 <3 <3 ...

    Evocative, thoughtful poems interweaving traumatic experience with a feminine becoming. These poems provoke and deconstruct and rebuild with wisdom. ...

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  • Samantha
    May 02, 2018

    Givhan?s poems are searing, exquisite?their images visceral, strange and magnetic, exploring girlhood/womanhood, hungers and magic, exploring the beautiful and terrible body. Here?s a moment from ?Avra?: I zip my mouth like a winter coat the stars have turned to icefie...

    I can't get over how full Jennifer Givhan's poems are. Where other poets write in a certain style, she takes several and mashes them together. Each poem is so packed with story and nature and culture and femininity and growth and metaphor and I could go on. The craft is awe-inspiring, ...

  • Despy
    Dec 13, 2018

    Givhan?s poems are searing, exquisite?their images visceral, strange and magnetic, exploring girlhood/womanhood, hungers and magic, exploring the beautiful and terrible body. Here?s a moment from ?Avra?: I zip my mouth like a winter coat the stars have turned to icefie...

    I can't get over how full Jennifer Givhan's poems are. Where other poets write in a certain style, she takes several and mashes them together. Each poem is so packed with story and nature and culture and femininity and growth and metaphor and I could go on. The craft is awe-inspiring, ...

    Randomly selecting books of poetry from the new books shelf with my eyes closed has been eye-opening. The last several books of poetry I have selected have been by authors that have worldviews and experiences that are different from mine and that is good. I need to re-checkout The C...

    I really don't need to review this book. Jennifer Givhan's books are all incredibly beautiful and stirring. This one is perhaps a bit more experimental. It plays with form in subtle ways that only add to the artistry of her poems. I recommend this book (and all of hers) highly. If you'...

    A woman floats from a staircase/ dangling needle & thread/ just out of reach/ & buttons my ears/ my eyes/ i mean to feel frightened"(Avra) These poems are breathtaking. They disrupt the reader and dismember themselves. ...

    "There's a heart in a bag (face it) throw it over the edge that thing pumping like fire like fury inside you never belonged to him" ? "Furiosa" <3 <3 <3 ...

    Evocative, thoughtful poems interweaving traumatic experience with a feminine becoming. These poems provoke and deconstruct and rebuild with wisdom. ...

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  • Alicia Elkort
    Jun 25, 2018

    Givhan?s poems are searing, exquisite?their images visceral, strange and magnetic, exploring girlhood/womanhood, hungers and magic, exploring the beautiful and terrible body. Here?s a moment from ?Avra?: I zip my mouth like a winter coat the stars have turned to icefie...

    I can't get over how full Jennifer Givhan's poems are. Where other poets write in a certain style, she takes several and mashes them together. Each poem is so packed with story and nature and culture and femininity and growth and metaphor and I could go on. The craft is awe-inspiring, ...

    Randomly selecting books of poetry from the new books shelf with my eyes closed has been eye-opening. The last several books of poetry I have selected have been by authors that have worldviews and experiences that are different from mine and that is good. I need to re-checkout The C...

    I really don't need to review this book. Jennifer Givhan's books are all incredibly beautiful and stirring. This one is perhaps a bit more experimental. It plays with form in subtle ways that only add to the artistry of her poems. I recommend this book (and all of hers) highly. If you'...

    A woman floats from a staircase/ dangling needle & thread/ just out of reach/ & buttons my ears/ my eyes/ i mean to feel frightened"(Avra) These poems are breathtaking. They disrupt the reader and dismember themselves. ...

    "There's a heart in a bag (face it) throw it over the edge that thing pumping like fire like fury inside you never belonged to him" ? "Furiosa" <3 <3 <3 ...

    Evocative, thoughtful poems interweaving traumatic experience with a feminine becoming. These poems provoke and deconstruct and rebuild with wisdom. ...

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  • Ace Boggess
    Apr 14, 2018

    Givhan?s poems are searing, exquisite?their images visceral, strange and magnetic, exploring girlhood/womanhood, hungers and magic, exploring the beautiful and terrible body. Here?s a moment from ?Avra?: I zip my mouth like a winter coat the stars have turned to icefie...

    I can't get over how full Jennifer Givhan's poems are. Where other poets write in a certain style, she takes several and mashes them together. Each poem is so packed with story and nature and culture and femininity and growth and metaphor and I could go on. The craft is awe-inspiring, ...

    Randomly selecting books of poetry from the new books shelf with my eyes closed has been eye-opening. The last several books of poetry I have selected have been by authors that have worldviews and experiences that are different from mine and that is good. I need to re-checkout The C...

    I really don't need to review this book. Jennifer Givhan's books are all incredibly beautiful and stirring. This one is perhaps a bit more experimental. It plays with form in subtle ways that only add to the artistry of her poems. I recommend this book (and all of hers) highly. If you'...

  • Jay Rose
    Aug 03, 2018

    Givhan?s poems are searing, exquisite?their images visceral, strange and magnetic, exploring girlhood/womanhood, hungers and magic, exploring the beautiful and terrible body. Here?s a moment from ?Avra?: I zip my mouth like a winter coat the stars have turned to icefie...

    I can't get over how full Jennifer Givhan's poems are. Where other poets write in a certain style, she takes several and mashes them together. Each poem is so packed with story and nature and culture and femininity and growth and metaphor and I could go on. The craft is awe-inspiring, ...

    Randomly selecting books of poetry from the new books shelf with my eyes closed has been eye-opening. The last several books of poetry I have selected have been by authors that have worldviews and experiences that are different from mine and that is good. I need to re-checkout The C...

    I really don't need to review this book. Jennifer Givhan's books are all incredibly beautiful and stirring. This one is perhaps a bit more experimental. It plays with form in subtle ways that only add to the artistry of her poems. I recommend this book (and all of hers) highly. If you'...

    A woman floats from a staircase/ dangling needle & thread/ just out of reach/ & buttons my ears/ my eyes/ i mean to feel frightened"(Avra) These poems are breathtaking. They disrupt the reader and dismember themselves. ...

    "There's a heart in a bag (face it) throw it over the edge that thing pumping like fire like fury inside you never belonged to him" ? "Furiosa" <3 <3 <3 ...

    Evocative, thoughtful poems interweaving traumatic experience with a feminine becoming. These poems provoke and deconstruct and rebuild with wisdom. ...

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  • Jordan Wilson
    Apr 02, 2018

    Givhan?s poems are searing, exquisite?their images visceral, strange and magnetic, exploring girlhood/womanhood, hungers and magic, exploring the beautiful and terrible body. Here?s a moment from ?Avra?: I zip my mouth like a winter coat the stars have turned to icefie...

    I can't get over how full Jennifer Givhan's poems are. Where other poets write in a certain style, she takes several and mashes them together. Each poem is so packed with story and nature and culture and femininity and growth and metaphor and I could go on. The craft is awe-inspiring, ...

    Randomly selecting books of poetry from the new books shelf with my eyes closed has been eye-opening. The last several books of poetry I have selected have been by authors that have worldviews and experiences that are different from mine and that is good. I need to re-checkout The C...

    I really don't need to review this book. Jennifer Givhan's books are all incredibly beautiful and stirring. This one is perhaps a bit more experimental. It plays with form in subtle ways that only add to the artistry of her poems. I recommend this book (and all of hers) highly. If you'...

    A woman floats from a staircase/ dangling needle & thread/ just out of reach/ & buttons my ears/ my eyes/ i mean to feel frightened"(Avra) These poems are breathtaking. They disrupt the reader and dismember themselves. ...

    "There's a heart in a bag (face it) throw it over the edge that thing pumping like fire like fury inside you never belonged to him" ? "Furiosa" <3 <3 <3 ...

    Evocative, thoughtful poems interweaving traumatic experience with a feminine becoming. These poems provoke and deconstruct and rebuild with wisdom. ...

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  • Rambling Reader
    Aug 28, 2018

    Givhan?s poems are searing, exquisite?their images visceral, strange and magnetic, exploring girlhood/womanhood, hungers and magic, exploring the beautiful and terrible body. Here?s a moment from ?Avra?: I zip my mouth like a winter coat the stars have turned to icefie...

    I can't get over how full Jennifer Givhan's poems are. Where other poets write in a certain style, she takes several and mashes them together. Each poem is so packed with story and nature and culture and femininity and growth and metaphor and I could go on. The craft is awe-inspiring, ...

    Randomly selecting books of poetry from the new books shelf with my eyes closed has been eye-opening. The last several books of poetry I have selected have been by authors that have worldviews and experiences that are different from mine and that is good. I need to re-checkout The C...

    I really don't need to review this book. Jennifer Givhan's books are all incredibly beautiful and stirring. This one is perhaps a bit more experimental. It plays with form in subtle ways that only add to the artistry of her poems. I recommend this book (and all of hers) highly. If you'...

    A woman floats from a staircase/ dangling needle & thread/ just out of reach/ & buttons my ears/ my eyes/ i mean to feel frightened"(Avra) These poems are breathtaking. They disrupt the reader and dismember themselves. ...

    "There's a heart in a bag (face it) throw it over the edge that thing pumping like fire like fury inside you never belonged to him" ? "Furiosa" <3 <3 <3 ...

    Evocative, thoughtful poems interweaving traumatic experience with a feminine becoming. These poems provoke and deconstruct and rebuild with wisdom. ...

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  • jenni
    Jul 10, 2018

    Givhan?s poems are searing, exquisite?their images visceral, strange and magnetic, exploring girlhood/womanhood, hungers and magic, exploring the beautiful and terrible body. Here?s a moment from ?Avra?: I zip my mouth like a winter coat the stars have turned to icefie...

    I can't get over how full Jennifer Givhan's poems are. Where other poets write in a certain style, she takes several and mashes them together. Each poem is so packed with story and nature and culture and femininity and growth and metaphor and I could go on. The craft is awe-inspiring, ...

    Randomly selecting books of poetry from the new books shelf with my eyes closed has been eye-opening. The last several books of poetry I have selected have been by authors that have worldviews and experiences that are different from mine and that is good. I need to re-checkout The C...

    I really don't need to review this book. Jennifer Givhan's books are all incredibly beautiful and stirring. This one is perhaps a bit more experimental. It plays with form in subtle ways that only add to the artistry of her poems. I recommend this book (and all of hers) highly. If you'...

    A woman floats from a staircase/ dangling needle & thread/ just out of reach/ & buttons my ears/ my eyes/ i mean to feel frightened"(Avra) These poems are breathtaking. They disrupt the reader and dismember themselves. ...

    "There's a heart in a bag (face it) throw it over the edge that thing pumping like fire like fury inside you never belonged to him" ? "Furiosa" <3 <3 <3 ...

    Evocative, thoughtful poems interweaving traumatic experience with a feminine becoming. These poems provoke and deconstruct and rebuild with wisdom. ...

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  • Priyanka
    Sep 23, 2018

    Givhan?s poems are searing, exquisite?their images visceral, strange and magnetic, exploring girlhood/womanhood, hungers and magic, exploring the beautiful and terrible body. Here?s a moment from ?Avra?: I zip my mouth like a winter coat the stars have turned to icefie...

    I can't get over how full Jennifer Givhan's poems are. Where other poets write in a certain style, she takes several and mashes them together. Each poem is so packed with story and nature and culture and femininity and growth and metaphor and I could go on. The craft is awe-inspiring, ...

    Randomly selecting books of poetry from the new books shelf with my eyes closed has been eye-opening. The last several books of poetry I have selected have been by authors that have worldviews and experiences that are different from mine and that is good. I need to re-checkout The C...

    I really don't need to review this book. Jennifer Givhan's books are all incredibly beautiful and stirring. This one is perhaps a bit more experimental. It plays with form in subtle ways that only add to the artistry of her poems. I recommend this book (and all of hers) highly. If you'...

    A woman floats from a staircase/ dangling needle & thread/ just out of reach/ & buttons my ears/ my eyes/ i mean to feel frightened"(Avra) These poems are breathtaking. They disrupt the reader and dismember themselves. ...

    "There's a heart in a bag (face it) throw it over the edge that thing pumping like fire like fury inside you never belonged to him" ? "Furiosa" <3 <3 <3 ...

    Evocative, thoughtful poems interweaving traumatic experience with a feminine becoming. These poems provoke and deconstruct and rebuild with wisdom. ...

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  • Mariah
    Dec 23, 2018

    Givhan?s poems are searing, exquisite?their images visceral, strange and magnetic, exploring girlhood/womanhood, hungers and magic, exploring the beautiful and terrible body. Here?s a moment from ?Avra?: I zip my mouth like a winter coat the stars have turned to icefie...

    I can't get over how full Jennifer Givhan's poems are. Where other poets write in a certain style, she takes several and mashes them together. Each poem is so packed with story and nature and culture and femininity and growth and metaphor and I could go on. The craft is awe-inspiring, ...

    Randomly selecting books of poetry from the new books shelf with my eyes closed has been eye-opening. The last several books of poetry I have selected have been by authors that have worldviews and experiences that are different from mine and that is good. I need to re-checkout The C...

    I really don't need to review this book. Jennifer Givhan's books are all incredibly beautiful and stirring. This one is perhaps a bit more experimental. It plays with form in subtle ways that only add to the artistry of her poems. I recommend this book (and all of hers) highly. If you'...

    A woman floats from a staircase/ dangling needle & thread/ just out of reach/ & buttons my ears/ my eyes/ i mean to feel frightened"(Avra) These poems are breathtaking. They disrupt the reader and dismember themselves. ...

    "There's a heart in a bag (face it) throw it over the edge that thing pumping like fire like fury inside you never belonged to him" ? "Furiosa" <3 <3 <3 ...

    Evocative, thoughtful poems interweaving traumatic experience with a feminine becoming. These poems provoke and deconstruct and rebuild with wisdom. ...

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  • Aurora Lewis
    Apr 11, 2018

    Givhan?s poems are searing, exquisite?their images visceral, strange and magnetic, exploring girlhood/womanhood, hungers and magic, exploring the beautiful and terrible body. Here?s a moment from ?Avra?: I zip my mouth like a winter coat the stars have turned to icefie...

    I can't get over how full Jennifer Givhan's poems are. Where other poets write in a certain style, she takes several and mashes them together. Each poem is so packed with story and nature and culture and femininity and growth and metaphor and I could go on. The craft is awe-inspiring, ...

    Randomly selecting books of poetry from the new books shelf with my eyes closed has been eye-opening. The last several books of poetry I have selected have been by authors that have worldviews and experiences that are different from mine and that is good. I need to re-checkout The C...

    I really don't need to review this book. Jennifer Givhan's books are all incredibly beautiful and stirring. This one is perhaps a bit more experimental. It plays with form in subtle ways that only add to the artistry of her poems. I recommend this book (and all of hers) highly. If you'...

    A woman floats from a staircase/ dangling needle & thread/ just out of reach/ & buttons my ears/ my eyes/ i mean to feel frightened"(Avra) These poems are breathtaking. They disrupt the reader and dismember themselves. ...

    "There's a heart in a bag (face it) throw it over the edge that thing pumping like fire like fury inside you never belonged to him" ? "Furiosa" <3 <3 <3 ...

    Evocative, thoughtful poems interweaving traumatic experience with a feminine becoming. These poems provoke and deconstruct and rebuild with wisdom. ...

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  • Valerie Manuel
    Aug 16, 2018

    Givhan?s poems are searing, exquisite?their images visceral, strange and magnetic, exploring girlhood/womanhood, hungers and magic, exploring the beautiful and terrible body. Here?s a moment from ?Avra?: I zip my mouth like a winter coat the stars have turned to icefie...

    I can't get over how full Jennifer Givhan's poems are. Where other poets write in a certain style, she takes several and mashes them together. Each poem is so packed with story and nature and culture and femininity and growth and metaphor and I could go on. The craft is awe-inspiring, ...

    Randomly selecting books of poetry from the new books shelf with my eyes closed has been eye-opening. The last several books of poetry I have selected have been by authors that have worldviews and experiences that are different from mine and that is good. I need to re-checkout The C...

    I really don't need to review this book. Jennifer Givhan's books are all incredibly beautiful and stirring. This one is perhaps a bit more experimental. It plays with form in subtle ways that only add to the artistry of her poems. I recommend this book (and all of hers) highly. If you'...

    A woman floats from a staircase/ dangling needle & thread/ just out of reach/ & buttons my ears/ my eyes/ i mean to feel frightened"(Avra) These poems are breathtaking. They disrupt the reader and dismember themselves. ...

    "There's a heart in a bag (face it) throw it over the edge that thing pumping like fire like fury inside you never belonged to him" ? "Furiosa" <3 <3 <3 ...

    Evocative, thoughtful poems interweaving traumatic experience with a feminine becoming. These poems provoke and deconstruct and rebuild with wisdom. ...

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  • Kiana Mooney
    Aug 08, 2018

    Givhan?s poems are searing, exquisite?their images visceral, strange and magnetic, exploring girlhood/womanhood, hungers and magic, exploring the beautiful and terrible body. Here?s a moment from ?Avra?: I zip my mouth like a winter coat the stars have turned to icefie...

    I can't get over how full Jennifer Givhan's poems are. Where other poets write in a certain style, she takes several and mashes them together. Each poem is so packed with story and nature and culture and femininity and growth and metaphor and I could go on. The craft is awe-inspiring, ...

    Randomly selecting books of poetry from the new books shelf with my eyes closed has been eye-opening. The last several books of poetry I have selected have been by authors that have worldviews and experiences that are different from mine and that is good. I need to re-checkout The C...

    I really don't need to review this book. Jennifer Givhan's books are all incredibly beautiful and stirring. This one is perhaps a bit more experimental. It plays with form in subtle ways that only add to the artistry of her poems. I recommend this book (and all of hers) highly. If you'...

    A woman floats from a staircase/ dangling needle & thread/ just out of reach/ & buttons my ears/ my eyes/ i mean to feel frightened"(Avra) These poems are breathtaking. They disrupt the reader and dismember themselves. ...

    "There's a heart in a bag (face it) throw it over the edge that thing pumping like fire like fury inside you never belonged to him" ? "Furiosa" <3 <3 <3 ...

    Evocative, thoughtful poems interweaving traumatic experience with a feminine becoming. These poems provoke and deconstruct and rebuild with wisdom. ...

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  • A. R.
    Jan 10, 2019

    Givhan?s poems are searing, exquisite?their images visceral, strange and magnetic, exploring girlhood/womanhood, hungers and magic, exploring the beautiful and terrible body. Here?s a moment from ?Avra?: I zip my mouth like a winter coat the stars have turned to icefie...

    I can't get over how full Jennifer Givhan's poems are. Where other poets write in a certain style, she takes several and mashes them together. Each poem is so packed with story and nature and culture and femininity and growth and metaphor and I could go on. The craft is awe-inspiring, ...

    Randomly selecting books of poetry from the new books shelf with my eyes closed has been eye-opening. The last several books of poetry I have selected have been by authors that have worldviews and experiences that are different from mine and that is good. I need to re-checkout The C...

    I really don't need to review this book. Jennifer Givhan's books are all incredibly beautiful and stirring. This one is perhaps a bit more experimental. It plays with form in subtle ways that only add to the artistry of her poems. I recommend this book (and all of hers) highly. If you'...

    A woman floats from a staircase/ dangling needle & thread/ just out of reach/ & buttons my ears/ my eyes/ i mean to feel frightened"(Avra) These poems are breathtaking. They disrupt the reader and dismember themselves. ...

    "There's a heart in a bag (face it) throw it over the edge that thing pumping like fire like fury inside you never belonged to him" ? "Furiosa" <3 <3 <3 ...

    Evocative, thoughtful poems interweaving traumatic experience with a feminine becoming. These poems provoke and deconstruct and rebuild with wisdom. ...

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