the princess saves herself in this one

the princess saves herself in this one

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by Amanda Lovelace
     
 
"ah, life-
the thing that happens to us while we're off somewhere else blowing on dandelions
& wishing ourselves into the pages of our favorite fairy tales."

a poetry collection divided into four different parts: the princess, the damsel, the queen, & you. the princess, the damsel, & the queen piece together the life of the author in three stages, while

Overview

"ah, life-
the thing that happens to us while we're off somewhere else blowing on dandelions
& wishing ourselves into the pages of our favorite fairy tales."

a poetry collection divided into four different parts: the princess, the damsel, the queen, & you. the princess, the damsel, & the queen piece together the life of the author in three stages, while you serves as a note to the reader & all of humankind. explores life & all of its love, loss, grief, healing, empowerment, & inspirations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781532913686
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
04/23/2016
Pages:
158
Sales rank:
934
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.40(d)

Meet the Author

amanda lovelace is a poetess & storyteller whose words have been shared in her local coffee shop & her tumblr blogs. she currently lives in new jersey with her fiancé. she received her A.A. in english literature from brookdale community college in 2014. as of 2016, she is working toward her B.A. in english literature & sociology at kean university. what she will do next, nobody knows-not even her. for now, you can find her reading anything she can get her hands on, writing while she should probably be paying attention in class, thinking about writing but not actually writing, drinking an inordinate amount of coffee, & blogging about books. on top of all this she is a lover of all things cat-related as well as a staunch mermaid enthusiast. she considers herself to be a feminist & a social justice advocate. you can also find her as ladybookmad on twitter, instagram, & tumblr.

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the princess saves herself in this one 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Courtney Gower 12 days ago
Beautiful and absolutely incredible. I'm actually frustrated while writing this review because I know that nothing I say will be as beautiful as the poetry that it is about. Amanda has somehow managed to break my heart then put it all back together. Even though my personal story is different from the one that was written in this collection of poetry, I still felt like I was being understood in a way that I haven't before. I could relate to the loss of a parent, life being tragic taken, toxic relationships with people who were meant to be your cure, and finally the feeling of being whole all on your own. These are things that are not the "normal" topics of conversation, so it was wonderful to feel like someone else understood my own pain and triumphs. This felt like a full, cohesive narrative, which is usually hard to achieve in poetry collections. Every word felt purposeful. This work of art makes me want to create some art of my own.
Anonymous 7 months ago
This book was exceptional. This collection of poems was so personal and heart-wrenching that I had to put it down momentarily and collect myself on multiple occasions. Even though it was so personal, it still managed to be very relatable and engaging. I found myself flying through the poems because I NEEDED to know the princess's story; I NEEDED to know she was okay or at least that she was going to be. I've already read this collection twice and I foresee myself revisiting it's pages over and over again. Like all collections, there were standouts, but none of them were anything less than excellent.
c-parks 8 months ago
A raw, emotional journey, told through beautifully crafted poetry. I was left speechless after reading this book the first time, and it was just as powerful the second time around. I cannot wait to read more of Miss Lovelace's writing.