What We Lost in the Swamp: Poems

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SKU: 9781771682893 Category:
Author: Chemidlin, Grant
Publication Date: 05/02/2023
Publisher: Central Avenue Publishing
Binding: Paperback
Media: Book

Description

How do you untangle the real you from the curated you? In this introspective yet whimsical collection, poet Grant Chemidlin takes readers into the thicket of self-discovery.

What We Lost in the Swamp is a lush and vibrant collection of poems that examines the many manifestations of green: nature, inexperience, jealousy, burgeoning love, and exploring sexuality. It is a slow unfurling. It is a love letter to growth, to rediscovery, to finally learning how to speak the truth. These astonishing poems ask the reader: Who do you want to be in this world? How do you want to build a life?

This is not a coming out. This is a coming in to one’s truest self.