The carrying : poems
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Minneapolis, Minnesota : Milkweed Editions, 2018.
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First edition.
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9781571315120, 1571315128
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95 pages ; 23 cm
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Published
Minneapolis, Minnesota : Milkweed Editions, 2018.
Edition
First edition.
Language
English
ISBN
9781571315120, 1571315128

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"Vulnerable, tender, acute, these are serious poems, brave poems, exploring with honesty the ambiguous moment between the rapture of youth and the grace of acceptance. A daughter tends to aging parents. A woman struggles with infertility--"What if, instead of carrying / a child, I am supposed to carry grief?"--and a body seized by pain and vertigo as well as ecstasy. A nation convulses: "Every song of this country / has an unsung third stanza, something brutal." And still Limón shows us, as ever, the persistence of hunger, love, and joy, the dizzying fullness of our too-short lives. "Fine then, / I'll take it," she writes. "I'll take it all." In Bright Dead Things, Limón showed us a heart "giant with power, heavy with blood"--"the huge beating genius machine / that thinks, no, it knows, / it's going to come in first." In her follow-up collection, that heart is on full display--even as The Carrying continues further and deeper into the bloodstream, following the hard-won truth of what it means to live in an imperfect world."--Publisher's website.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Limón, A. (2018). The carrying: poems (First edition.). Milkweed Editions.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Limón, Ada. 2018. The Carrying: Poems. Milkweed Editions.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Limón, Ada. The Carrying: Poems Milkweed Editions, 2018.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Limón, Ada. The Carrying: Poems First edition., Milkweed Editions, 2018.

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