HEARTACHES: A Poetry Memoir

HEARTACHES: A Poetry Memoir

by DONOVAN LORD

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Overview

heartaches is a book of autobiographical poetry memoir about various heartaches in the author's life as a gay and bi-racial man living in the South, marriage, and love. The book features artwork and photography in conjunction with each poem to elevate and complement the emotional experience.


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780578478630
Publisher: 8square Press
Publication date: 08/06/2019
Pages: 116
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.99(h) x 0.44(d)

About the Author

Donovan Lord is an author, poet, master of architecture, interior designer, artist, and college professor. He's a true Renaissance Man. He resides in Dallas, Texas. Learn more at donovanlord.net.

Table of Contents

introduction 10

childhood 12

reception 15

the southern way 17

bully 18

mr. toney 20

nostalgia 23

closets 24

family 26

soft 29

mama 31

mama hitt 33

monty 35

bitch 36

family ties 39

racism 40

what are you 43

all the world 45

trojan horse 46

the other side 48

heartbreak 50

first time 53

lovesick 55

possessed 57

broken 59

ghosts 61

silence 63

solitude 65

echoes 67

severed 68

i’m here 71

heartaches 72

disillusionment 74

nice guy 77

deeply 79

misunderstood 81

once upon a time 83

feel me 85

who’s to blame? 87

waiting 89

bars 91

i remain 93

the devil i know 95

charades 97

blood from a stone 99

trapped 101

darkness 102

air 104

bitter pill 107

flame 109

epilogue 110

saved 112

emancipation 115

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