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Author Winder, Tanaya

Title Words Like Love Poems
Published Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, 2021


Description 1 online resource (91 p.)
Contents Intro -- Half title -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- i. lessons in frailty -- dear moon -- reflections of the moon -- the weight of water -- in my mother's womb -- lessons in frailty -- handling paper dolls -- a story about winter -- one day you will encounter a house flooded -- the stone mother -- surrender to memory -- softly: how to evaporate -- after, life -- the textures of silence -- ii. language less learning -- broken/pipelines -- raw -- Sonnet MCLXXXI -- sculpt-her -- the impermanence of human sculptures -- entering the age of doubt -- w(hole): self-medication
When we banish tongues -- learning to say i love you -- language less learning -- crazy eight: keeping pace -- what john wayne couldn't have known -- ten little indians -- sometimes i dream a reservation resides inside me -- intertribal -- iii. forbidden acts -- forbidden acts -- the war on words -- love in a time of blood quantum -- when angels speak of love i'm pretty sure they didn't mean -- patrick would never say the word love -- everything you need to know about relationships can be found in a restroom stall -- love on paper -- psalm of surrender -- somewhere being written -- excavation
Iv. the order of things -- the order of things -- please remember me -- teaching the riff -- if there is something to -- some kind of dying -- post-flight assessment: the call of urgency -- awakening: you died while i was sleeping -- never meant to touch -- unchained melody -- measure by measure: the body begs -- consider the assemblage of a longing -- the significance of a hanging -- the milky way escapes my mouth -- we were once two stars -- winter-birds of flight -- back to the beginning -- Acknowledgments
Summary With beauty and ease, Winder explores emotion and thought through the poems featured in this debut collection
Notes Description based upon print version of record
Subject Love poetry, American.
Love poetry, American
Genre/Form Love poetry
Love poetry.
Po├ęsie d'amour.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0826362621