It seems like these poets sometimes just put a bunch of random stuff together, punctuate it with No Matter the Wreckage is a collection of contemporary poetry. I was hooked from the start and unsurprisingly finished it in hours. When she first announced that she will be publishing a book, I was more than excited. I love it and my favorites are: 1. Immediately, I was captivated and inevitably fell in love with spoken word. B This one hits home to me and brought me to tears.
Pretty soon, the toothbrush was spending all her time with the bicycle tire. From the wife: Finally something worth reading! This poster is elegant and perfect for any wall of your home, dorm, classroom, or office—as a beautiful treasure map of poetry to brighten up your day. They felt deep, touching, clever, real, conveyed oceans of feeling and resonated with some of my own experiences. Sarah Kay is a warrior. An enchanting collection, imbued with courage, wisdom, lament, and triumph.
I lifted the small booklet to quickly place on the bookshelf, but this time I opened it…and soon realized that there was more to this story than just the cute letter I had heard in the YouTube video. Sarah Kay, a graduate of Brown University, was born in New York to a Japanese American mother and a Jewish American father. Hoping that some mailman somewhere will track you down and recognize you from the descriptions in my poems. In one of my seminars, we discussed using books as a sort of status symbol. The thing I don't understand about this book that it is not poetry, it is more of a diary.
But in my dreams, you spin around me so fast I always wake up dizzy. But as quickly as this tall glass of water appeared during a hot, sweaty, east coast July, he was soon swept off with the cooling breezes of the incoming season. You are not made out of metaphors, not apologies, not excuses. There will be someone to find you beautiful, despite the cruddy metal. Reading the book was a confirmation of how much I am obsessed with her work. Only so many in a phone call. Someone will come to sing into these empty spaces.
This multi-talented lady is the co-director of Project Voice. How did you decide which poems to include in the book? Give it to your friends. It was just absolutely shocking in it's beauty. You are greater than what happened to you. I think I'm going to have to buy a second copy of this book for my classroom; I'm not sure I can part with this one. Your ruin is not to be hidden behind paint and canvas. This book is drop dead beautiful.
I have so many favourite poems I loved like 90% of this collection , b 4. The mixture of truth, heartache and so. A big lesson that I am trying to learn—to release the things you were never meant to control. I know about your rough edges and I have seen your perfect curves. However, reading this book made her seem like a friend, just another human being going through this funny thing we call life. What makes Sarah so great is not only the accessibility of her work, but the turns of phrases that immediately conjure an image you wish you had thought of. It is not the type of collection to speed read or gloss over; but, perfect for a late Spring day in the shade of an oak tree.
I'm going to do it again soon, and this time make notes in the margin. Another emphatic point of this piece is how it humanizes the character of a woman. Both fresh and wise, Kay's poetry allows readers to join in on her journey of discovering herself and the world around her. I had pre-ordered three copies immediately for me and my two soul mates. In this collection of poetry, her words were articulate, well chosen and compendious.
A bicycle tire is meant to travel the world. So relevant to my life right now. No Matter The Wreckage is a collection of poetry with the themes of love as well as random things out of the blue, including travel, cities and our surroundings. Each of the 72 drawings—from the toothbrush to the mangoes—hints at a poem in the chapter it precedes. Some of the poems I really liked.