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If my body could speak : poems

Author: Blythe Baird
Publisher: Minneapolis, MN : Button Poetry/Exploding Pinecone Press, [2019]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Through love, loss and the struggles of disordered eating, 'If My Body Could Speak' uses sharp narratives and visceral imagery to get to the heart of a many-layered existence, speaking to many generations at once.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Blythe Baird
ISBN: 1943735476 9781943735471
OCLC Number: 1051133846
Description: 80 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: When the fat girl gets skinny --
Theories about the universe --
I didn't always salivate over skeletons --
Before the starving --
Dress code --
High school --
Girl code 101 --
Blood-rose --
Beauty revelation --
When your therapist asks --
Pocket-sized feminism --
Skirt steak girls --
I don't have to forgive you --
The ghost who stars in my poetry --
Evolution of healing --
Class clown --
Too pissed to be sad anymore --
Fossilizing trauma --
Concerns from a hot-boxed jeep --
Gal pals --
The way I was taught to love --
Marriage diorama --
Taxidermy --
The ship I built --
The kindest thing she almost did --
What I couldn't explain via text --
Smoke --
An invitation --
Lipstick --
The lesbian reevaluates --
Everything is fluid --
I lose my voice during sex --
For the rapists who called themselves feminists --
Balancing --
The aesthetic of rape culture --
To live in the body of a survivor --
More interesting than suffering --
If your body could speak --
Pruning into art --
Relapse --
Eat --
On an empty stomach --
Horoscopes for self-doubt --
Yet another rape poem --
Here.
Other Titles: Poems.
Responsibility: by Blythe Baird.

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Through love, loss and the struggles of disordered eating, 'If My Body Could Speak' uses sharp narratives and visceral imagery to get to the heart of a many-layered existence, speaking to many generations at once.

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