Bright dead things [electronic resource] : Poems. Ada Limón.
- ISBN: 9781571319258 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
Bright Dead Things examines the chaos that is life, the dangerous thrill of living in a world you know you have to leave one day, and the search to find something that is ultimately disorderly, and marvelous, and ours."A book of bravado and introspection, of 21st century feminist swagger and harrowing terror and loss, this fourth collection considers how we build our identities out of place and human contact—tracing in intimate detail the various ways the speaker's sense of self both shifts and perseveres as she moves from New York City to rural Kentucky, loses a dear parent, ages past the capriciousness of youth, and falls in love. Limón has often been a poet who wears her heart on her sleeve, but in these extraordinary poems that heart becomes a huge beating genius machine" striving to embrace and understand the fullness of the present moment. I am beautiful. I am full of love. I am dying," the poet writes. Building on the legacies of...
Electronic reproduction. New York : Milkweed Editions, 2015. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 246 KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 463 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
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