Waiting for My Clothes

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Bloodaxe Books, 2004 - Poetry - 64 pages
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The author, age 21 in 2004, has already won most of Ireland's main poetry competitions. Now she publishes her first collection with Bloodaxe at the same time as her work is featured in Selina Guinness's anthology: The New Irish Poets. Waiting for My Clothes traces a personal journey, from the traumas of eating disorder and low self-esteem to the saving powers of love and positive awareness.

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User Review  - Anna Rose - Goodreads

These poems focus on mental health, family, growing up, religion, and more. Each one is poignant and heart-wrenchingly beautiful. As someone who is not a huge fan of poetry, I found these works very engaging and interesting. Read full review

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User Review  - Jude Brigley - Goodreads

I enjoyed this collection - maybe because I work with teenagers and it outlines many of the problems of growing up - not that older people don't have some of these things to wrestle with but food ... Read full review


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