Prelude to Bruise: Poetry

Prelude to Bruise


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ISBN10: 1566893747 ISBN13: 9781566893749 Publisher: Coffee House Pr Published: Sep 9 2014 Pages: 103 Weight: 0.25lbs. Height: 8.25" Width: 5.75" Depth: 0.25" Language: English

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Praise for Saeed Jones: "Jones is the kind of writer who’s more than wanted: he’s desperately needed."?FlavorWire "I get shout-happy when I read these poems; they are the gospel; they are the good news of the sustaining power of imagination, tenderness, and outright joy."?D. A. Powell ?Prelude to Bruise works its tempestuous mojo just under the skin, wreaking a sweet havoc and rearranging the pulse. These poems don't dole out mercy. Mr. Jones undoubtedly dipped his pen in fierce before crafting these stanzas that rock like backslap. Straighten your skirt, children. The doors of the church are open.

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