⫷ Free Paperback Download @blud ❱ ePUB By Rachel McKibbens ⇼

⫷ Free Paperback Download @blud ❱ ePUB By Rachel McKibbens ⇼ Throughout BLUD , McKibbens breathes brilliant life into language, forging lush, rhythmic poems that are both fiercely urgent and tightly controlled, dark and flickering with fairy tale like magic Stunning, unflinching, fearless.Booklist Starred ReviewChicana poet, activist, and witchy folk hero of the disenfranchised McKibbens creates these spaces of witness with her feral and boundary pushing poems that speak unflinchingly of topics often swept under the rug rape, domestic violence, body shaming, mental illness, prejudice.PloughsharesMcKibbens, a pioneer in the art of performance poetry, presents her audience with selfless honesty.The RumpusRachel McKibbens reminds us why poetry as testimony is so necessary Poetry FoundationMcKibbens s blud is a collection of dark, rhythmic poems interested in the ways in which inherited thingsbloodlines, mental illnesses, traumaaffect their inheritors Reveling in form and sound, McKibbens s writing takes back control, undaunted by the idea of sinking its teeth into the ugliest moments of life, while still believingand looking forthe good underneath all the bruising.From untitled lost love To my daughters I need to say Go with the one who loves you biblically.The one whose love lifts its head to youdespite its broken neck Whose bodybursts sixteen arms electricto carry you, gentle the wayold grief is gentle.Love the love that is messyin all its too much .Rachel McKibbens is a poet, activist, playwright, essayist, and two time New York Foundation for the Arts poetry fellow She is the author of four books and founder of The Pink Door, an annual writing retreat open exclusively to women of color She lives in Rochester, New York. blud

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  • blud

  • Rachel McKibbens
  • English
  • 20 December 2016
  • 88 pages

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