With Only Which She Could Carry: a poetry collection



With Only Which She Could Carry is a collection of poems chronicling transient characters trying to establish lives in multiple spaces at the same time, existing everywhere and nowhere at once. The author invites you to read, consider, and imagine a life lived out of terminals, stations, and the ether. Consider the motions of a life pressed through these turnstiles and what shapes might be formed of you from it. Consider what you might take and leave behind.

Whether it's how the higher education system has left the entertainer disillusioned on the path to self discovery, or the way wonders of the unknown ripple through the wayfarer in solitude, the stories woven between these poems share a heart. A nuanced look at life in limbo.

Product Details

$12.99  $11.95
Underground Writers Association of Portland M
Publish Date
February 25, 2020
5.98 X 0.15 X 9.02 inches | 0.23 pounds

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About the Author

Nicole Jean Turner is an artist from the Greater Boston area with an affinity for vignettes, napping outdoors, and conversations that confront the human condition. She writes in cursive to hide the butchered spelling that would otherwise raise suspicion about her master's degree in writing. Read her latest at, NJTPoetry.com.


"You can get what you need from this book whether you're a person who likes a poem that's like a puzzle or a poem that's plainspoken and still wonderful. Most of us are between those poles, which is why this book is one I'd recommend to just about any reader." - Peter Derk

"Very powerful narrative from the author." -PN