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The Forbidden Poems

The Forbidden Poems This collection of poems deals with the author s experiences in confronting racism being an African American and a lesbian feminist and grieving over the loss of a longtime lover

  • Title: The Forbidden Poems
  • Author: Becky Birtha
  • ISBN: 9781878067012
  • Page: 360
  • Format: Paperback
  • This collection of poems deals with the author s experiences in confronting racism, being an African American and a lesbian feminist, and grieving over the loss of a longtime lover.

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    1. This book belongs on every reader's list of gotta have. Becky Birtha pulls us thru her journey of life -- from loving, to heartache, around the corner to recovery, we find community, friendship and then stand with her in all her glory as she shares her Love Poem to Myself. You'll lick your lips sensually with Plumstone; laugh and nod your head as she wraps humor around pain in My Next Lover; feel strength with her Love Poem to Anger; soothed with A Deeper Healing and Accept it Gracefully. She sh [...]

    2. When I picked this book up as a sixteen-year-old who was greatly confused about her sexuality, it was a revelation to me. So much so that I risked failing my English class to do a presentation on her but that's another story. But unlike other books that filled this role (Annie on My Mind, I'm looking at you), this one has some serious literary merit. Birtha creates some gorgeous imagery in this book, often out of little everyday things that you wouldn't think of being as beautiful as she makes t [...]

    3. I adore her poems. They are clear and simple, catching a moment or idea very well. She affected me deeply when I was exploring my own inner poet.

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