As I disappear...

As I disappear Excuse me as I disappear into nothingness My hollow bones sing wild songs of freedom while the tempered hearts of wanting take leave of me Annalise Grey uses free verse poetry for two voices in this s

  • Title: As I disappear...
  • Author: Annalise Grey
  • ISBN: 9781480224438
  • Page: 275
  • Format: Paperback
  • Excuse me as I disappear into nothingness My hollow bones sing wild songs of freedom while the tempered hearts of wanting take leave of me Annalise Grey uses free verse poetry for two voices in this semi autobiographical account of eating disorders and the inner turmoil which walks hand in hand with self abuse Annalise s battle with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder couple Excuse me as I disappear into nothingness My hollow bones sing wild songs of freedom while the tempered hearts of wanting take leave of me Annalise Grey uses free verse poetry for two voices in this semi autobiographical account of eating disorders and the inner turmoil which walks hand in hand with self abuse Annalise s battle with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder coupled with Bulimia began in childhood Like the moon, both wax and wane in intensity yet never fully disappear With brutal honesty and stark imagery, she weaves a tale of struggling with who you are and who you should be.

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    1. As I Disappear by Annalise Grey is a poetry book for two voices. This type of poetry is one that junior high students like to read. I would definitely encourage all junior high teachers and parents to get this book for their children. It speaks volumes in very few words. In her introduction, Annalise speaks to the growing number of people with eating disorders of all types. Overeating is just as much of a disorder as is under eating which she points out in very few words. She doesn’t preach to [...]

    2. My Favorite Lines:“We become our own tragedies.”“I’m all I have. If I don’t love me, who will?”“I’d smile/Laugh with the rain/Enjoy the simplest/Pleasures/Like children do.”“I will/Remind myself that/I am me,/Imperfect but decent/Pliable but solid/Self-deprecating/But good enough./Beautiful/And deserving.”What I Thought:This book was a really fast read, but beautifully written. I’m not a fan of prose, but this book was an exception due to the subject. I really liked the w [...]

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