Tender (Google eBook)
Toi Derricotte’s fourth collection of poetry. Tender probes sexuality, spirituality, emotion, child abuse, mother hatred, and the physical and psychological ravages of violence. These poems are raw and upsetting in subject matter, yet extremely readable.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - banjo123 - LibraryThing
This is a powerful collection of poems on tough topics, the slave trade, abuse, racism and skin color. I can’t say that I enjoyed this book, but I am glad that I read it. She also makes you think ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - whitewavedarling - LibraryThing
For me, Derricotte's poetry reads more like chopped up prose than poetry. The line breaks matter, but the language itself is so straight-forward and prose-ish that you'd never know they were meant to ... Read full review