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For some especially their titles Not as elpful for othersStill I loved this book and will read by Donika Kelly in the future What a gorgeous book of poems The love poems in particular are striking with unexpected ideas and imagery coalescing into poetry about this thing called love Also threads of fathers who mistake daughters for lovers and mothers who disappear and black girlhood This one I savored Bestiary is a swift and gorgeous collection of poems It s magical and painfully intimate I m still lingering in its atmosphere This is a perfect autumn read something to take into the woods One of the best and most powerful debut collections I ve read in a very long timeYou speak in therapy Every statement begins I feel even when you mean why are you Now Is the Hour hurti Recommended for readers wanting to freshen their morning routines with emotional poetry Sara. Wonders just who or what is the real monster inside this life of survival and reflection Selected and with an introduction by the National Book Award winner Nikky Finney Bestiary uestions what makes usuman what makes us whole.
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But who will listen to the song of a nutbrown Londons Glory (Bryant May, hen Me I will listen This collection was a journey a kind of odyssey and we are lucky to be allowed to follow I ll be coming back to these poems forever I loved the poet s use of animals real and imaginary to plumber emotions explore identity and make sense of Jingle Bells her experiences I loved everything about this Donika Kelly knowser craft These poems are so skillful and beautiful and chimerical There are poems about nature about er own often painful childhood and about mythological beings and somehow it all works perfectly together There aren t enough starsTW for sexual abuse A beautiful meditation on personhood nature the body love and mythology She is playful but always with a layer of sincerity and admiration for er subjects whether it s a mythical creature a bird or Troys herself Gorgeously written thes. Across this remarkable first book are encounters with animals legendary beasts and mythological monstersalf Knights Templar in Britain human andalf something else Donika Kelly's Bestiary is a catalogue of creatures from the whale and ostrich to the
E poems are best read aloud to feel the words in you BESTIARY is a catalog of what s inside us of what breaks us and what puts us back together In the process the book breaks you then fixes you Kelly is not afraid of the dark or of loneliness and the magic of this book is she somehow makes you less afraid too I read this book in two sitting over one day basically the perfect Saturday First I read each poem straight through and dog eared the pages of poems I wanted to revisit Then I went back and reread usually than once those I d marked It s Reign of Fury (Battles in the Dark, how I usually read shorter books of poetry Sometimes longer ones too Kelly s voice is so strong As you read you piece together a part ofer own story and it s increasingly shocking Some of the poems I initially found too abstract but I am going back over them now with my Merriam Webster app open Super elpful. Egasus and chimera to the centaur and griffin Among them too are poems of love self discovery and travel from Out West to Back East Lurking in the middle of this powerful and multifaceted collection is a wrenching seuence that.
Donika Kelly is a poet and a scholar and is currently a lecturer in the Gender Sexuality and Women's Studies Program at the University of California Davis Her poems have appeared in Hayden's Ferry Review Indiana Review and West Branch