My #TPQ5 from November 7, 2019

Hymn DNA – Annah Anti-Palindrome

The lyrical trickery and precision causes me to faint.

The Witch Doesn’t Burn in this One Book – Amanda Lovelace

It was the first book of poetry I read that made me think “I might be a poet.”

Composition of a Woman Book – Christine E. Ray

What biology major with a strong feminine spine wouldn’t
love a book of poetry categorized by body systems?

Anything by Wendell Berry

Wendell Berry’s pen is inked with the tears of the Earth’s soil.
That’s why.

HAVE YOU SEEN THIS MAN? The Castro Poems of Karl Tierney

This book reminds me of the story that shaped me during the malleable stage of adolescence – the AIDS crisis. It was during this time I formed an opinion of leadership; immoral leaders and presidents exist, and they intentionally cause tremendous suffering.

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