Girls Like You

Girls Like You Girls Like You is a masterful collection at turns haunting hilarious and heartbreaking Douaihy pulls off a magic trick by focusing our attention to deeply intimate moments and memories her gorgeousl

  • Title: Girls Like You
  • Author: Margot Douaihy
  • ISBN: 9780990895824
  • Page: 428
  • Format: ebook
  • Girls Like You is a masterful collection at turns haunting, hilarious and heartbreaking Douaihy pulls off a magic trick by focusing our attention to deeply intimate moments and memories, her gorgeously wrought poems conjure the epic Stephen Karam, 2012 Pulitzer Prize Finalist, author of Sons of the Prophet In Girls Like You, Margot Douaihy spins us into the heart of Girls Like You is a masterful collection at turns haunting, hilarious and heartbreaking Douaihy pulls off a magic trick by focusing our attention to deeply intimate moments and memories, her gorgeously wrought poems conjure the epic Stephen Karam, 2012 Pulitzer Prize Finalist, author of Sons of the Prophet In Girls Like You, Margot Douaihy spins us into the heart of living with a direct, passionate voice Even when I m still, something s clawing what s clawing are these stunning poems, alive with bravery and crisp imagination Jan Beatty, author of The Switching Yard Part Sappho, part Sexton, part Bishop and part Akhmatova, Margot Douaihy s poems have urban sophistication, energy and a conscience Kathryn Maris, author of God Loves You With technical virtuosity, Douaihy deftly moves from crystalline free verse, to densely wrought prose poems, to tight forms like the triolet or villanelle Her speakers are plaintive, seductive, and strident in turn, bearing witness to a young woman s coming of age on the cusp of the twenty first century Amy Lemmon, author of Saint Nobody

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