Read e-book online Ant Hills: Stories of Girls in a Group Home PDF

By Sarah Perrote

Ant Hills is a suite of Narrative variety Poems, or "stories" approximately women who dwell in a gaggle domestic, a few of them are wards of the nation. those characters and tales are fiction, even supposing the techniques and emotions approximately girlhood, womanhood, being a daughter, mom, former early life in danger, and survivor of sexual attack are all very actual. inside of those poems the writer touches on PTSD, drug dependancy, suicide, sexuality, psychological well being, the foster care procedure, stigmas connected to formative years in danger and more.

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Everyone I Love is a Stranger to Someone by Annelyse Gelman PDF

By Annelyse Gelman

glance, the longer term is all telepathy and sadness and pretending we have not consistently been winging it. on a daily basis we are the most powerful we are going to ever be. What does not kill you hasn't killed you but. From Greek mythology to most sensible forty, Pavlov to Sartre, the distance station to the zoo, "Everyone i admire is a Stranger to somebody" collides darkish humor and unforeseen sweetness.

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Download e-book for kindle: The Ordering of Love: The New & Collected Poems of Madeleine by Madeleine L'Engle

By Madeleine L'Engle

Praise for The Ordering of Love
By Madeleine L’Engle

“In a super marriage of fable and demeanour, histories sacred and profane, prayers of petition and of compliment, those poems either articulate and illumine the difficulty within the hole within which we live–the hole among human affections and Divine Love. L’Engle is unfailing in her willingness to determine through–not around–human agony, and in so doing pronounces no ultimate severing of spirit and flesh yet a permanent imaginative and prescient of resurrection in that crux, within the go, within the One in Whom all issues meet, continuing.”
–Scott Cairns, writer of Slow Pilgrim and Philokalia: New and chosen Poems

“I love L’Engle’s poetry for how it incarnates not just the nice Truths of the religion, yet the entire little truths of our usual existence–our operating and taking part in and loving and scuffling with and dreaming and idling and the entire remainder of it–and for how it indicates us that these enormous and little truths will not be, can't, be separated.”
–Carolyn Arends, recording artist and author

“Why is L’Engle one of many defining poets of our time? simply because whilst existence hurts, she doesn't lower from the injuries. She clarifies the murk with desire as we believe the carry of grace.”
–Calvin Miller, Beeson Divinity School
Birmingham, Alabama

“We are, we all, the richer for this rigorously crafted and prayerfully rendered collection.”
–Phyllis Tickle, writer, The Divine Hours

“Poetry, at the least the sort I write, is written out of quick desire; it's written out of discomfort, pleasure, and adventure too nice to be borne till it's ordered into phrases. after which it really is written to be shared.”
–Madeleine L’Engle

Madeleine L’Engle’s writing has continuously translated the invisible and complicated characteristics of affection into the styles and rhythms of noticeable lifestyles. Now, with compelling language and open-hearted vulnerability, The Ordering of Love brings jointly the exhaustive selection of L’Engle’s poetry for the 1st time.

This quantity collects approximately two hundred of L’Engle’s unique poems, together with eighteen that experience by no means sooner than been released. Reflecting on subject matters of affection, loss, religion, and wonder, The Ordering of Love offers shiny and compelling perception into the language of the heart.

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New PDF release: Earthquakes in Our Fingertips

By Cheryl Peele

"Earthquakes in Our Fingertips" is a set of poetry and drawings which pulls us to reply to the decision to develop into energetic stewarts to this fragile, attractive global and all it is population which we name home.

"Whales migrate, stars rise,
bees are guided to every flower.
Sap flows via each tree
in track to the heart beat of the planets,"

is a quote from the poem "Earthquakes in Our Fingertips."
Here we will be able to locate with pleasure, our courting to the average order of existence on earth.

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Read e-book online Poetic Transitions: Evidence of Growth PDF

By Kelita Almond

it is a selection of poems written from a female's standpoint and mind's eye as she transitions via existence. during this publication, her trip starts off in the course of her final 12 months of effortless institution and ends in the course of her final yr of highschool. this enables the reader to witness her progress and improvement, not just as a author, but additionally from a toddler to a tender grownup. it is a nice learn for individuals of every age, irrespective of the gender, simply because each person has skilled puberty and should be capable of relate, in a single manner or one other, to the thrill and discomforts that include these phases. should you like poems which are enjoyable, inventive, and make you're thinking that, then this can be the booklet for you!

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Read e-book online Throwing the Diamond Hitch (Brave & Brilliant) PDF

By Emily Ursuliak

In 1951 intrepid ladies, Phyllis and her ally, Anne, trigger on a trip from Victoria, British Columbia, to purple Deer, Alberta, and again back. vacationing first by way of 1927 MG Roadster to Alberta, after which on horseback at the method domestic, the adventure took months and might try the women’s wits and resourcefulness at each flip. Phyl and Anne documented their adventures and the tales of the folks they met alongside the best way in a magazine, which used to be handed right down to writer Emily Ursuliak, Phyl’s granddaughter. Throwing the Diamond Hitch-an artistic, poetic retelling of the Phyl and Anne’s journey-crackles just like the starter of an previous roadster, and kicks like a obdurate pack pony. Ursuliak employs various poetic types and techniques to trap the character of the 2 girls and the motley of characters they encountered on their journey. journey besides Phyl and Anne, and detect find out how to throw the elusive diamond hitch.

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Download e-book for iPad: The Different Hats by Emmanuela Duku

By Emmanuela Duku

the various Hats tells a narrative in 3 chapters of a tender overseas woman soldier’s lifestyles in the USA. The ebook provides references to phrases absorbed as a foreigner within the usa, a soldier within the US military, and a pupil in university studying approximately who she is and turning into of. the 1st bankruptcy delivers a look of a newly enlisted soldier adapting to the language and methods of her drill sergeants. the second one bankruptcy offers a poetry-formatted wisdom of a tender lady discovering her method via friendships, love, and lifestyles stories. the ultimate bankruptcy stocks phrases of endearment and revelation of the hot global throughout the eyes of a tender foreigner.

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New PDF release: Writing the Body: Studies in the Self-images of Women in

By Arnab Bhattacharya

The physique is a fiercely contested website in either Western and japanese epistemological discourses. Philosophers have by no means been at domestic with it, and their attitudes in the direction of it have both been dismissive or disregardful. In Socrates’ discussion Crito (recorded, after all, through Plato), the physique is unambiguously a crisis to wisdom, and in Immanuel Kant’s A Critique of natural cause, the physique is in simple terms a receptacle of senses. within the Indian context, the Bhagabat Gita takes a dim view of the physique, deeming it extraneous to the soul, which abandons it like a tired garment, whereas the Buddhist scriptures subjugate it to Citta, the ideally suited seat of cognizance. on the different finish of the spectrum are classical texts like Vatsyana’s Kamasutra, which celebrates the regenerative and pleasing elements of the physique, and Shivapurana, which, in its proposal of ardhanriswara, adores its fusive, androgynous strength. The e-book springs from such combative discourses, and, within the standpoint of Indian English poetry through girls, regards as its thematic fulcrum the phenomenological notion of the physique, specially Maurice Merleau-Ponty’s “body scheme” (schéma corporel) and Hélène Cixous’ thought of “writing the physique” in her undertaking écriture féminine. The 15 articles within the booklet try to learn how Indian girls write their our bodies whereas writing poetry in English which will build their self-images, and/or to struggle the actual, emotional, and epistemic violence of the patriarchic demon.

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