Swallowtail

Brenna Twohy (Author)
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Description

Swallowtail greets trauma with a force, one determined to relearn self love, it bends willfully into healing to save itself. Brenna Twohy closely examines popular culture and lays bare its indiscriminate effects on young women. This debut collection plunges deep into the dissection of popular culture, exposing and how the brightness and horrors of it can be mirrors into the daily lived experiences of women in America. Swallowtail evokes a wide range of emotions, from rage, and fear, to uncompromising empathy. Twohy unpacks her experience as a survivor allowing readers into the most intimate parts of her healing, as she uncovers what it means to survive. Includes poems such as "Fantastic Breasts and Where To Find Them", "Anxiety: A Ghost Story", "Another Rape Poem", and "In Which I Do Not Fear Harvey Dent" that have been watched by millions online.

Product Details

Price
$16.00  $14.72
Publisher
Button Poetry
Publish Date
October 01, 2019
Pages
96
Dimensions
5.4 X 0.3 X 8.3 inches | 0.3 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781943735631
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About the Author

Brenna Twohy is a storyteller and an advocate from Portland, Oregon. Her poetry has been showcased on The Huffington Post, BuzzFeed, Mic, and her mother's living room table. After representing Portland at the 2013, 2014, and 2016 National Poetry Slams, Brenna moved to Ann Arbor, Michigan. She is currently in her final year of law school, where she focuses on criminal justice reform and holistic defense work. She really wants you to go to jury duty.