Brute : poems /

Emily Skaja's debut collection is a fiery, hypnotic book that confronts the dark questions and menacing silences around gender, sexuality, and violence. Brute arises, brave and furious, from the dissolution of a relationship, showing how such endings necessitate self-discovery and reinvention....

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Skaja, Emily (Author)
Format: Book
Published: Minneapolis, Minnesota : Graywolf Press, [2019]
Table of Contents:
  • My History As
  • My History As
  • Brute Strength
  • It's Impossible to Keep White Moths
  • I Have Read the Whole Moon
  • Elegy without a Single Tree I Can Save
  • In March When You Tell Me You Don't
  • [In defeat I was perfect]
  • Elegy with a Shit-Brown River Running through It
  • Philadelphia
  • The Brute / Brute Heart
  • Girl Saints
  • Girl Saints
  • Dear Katie
  • Elegy with Feathers
  • Dear Ruth
  • [It wasn't about love]
  • Elegy with Symptoms
  • Indictment
  • Letter to S, Hospital
  • Rules for a Body Coming Out of Water
  • Dear Emily
  • Circle
  • Aubade with Boundaries
  • Four Hawks
  • How to Mend a Faucet Dripping Thread
  • Elegy with Black Smoke
  • [For days I was silent]
  • Elegy for R
  • [Remarkable the litter of birds]
  • Self-Portrait with Hawk & Armada
  • March Is March
  • Thank You When I'm an Axe
  • Bright Landscape
  • No, I Do Not Want to Connect with You on LinkedIn
  • Clef
  • Brute Force
  • Elegy with Sympathy
  • Aubade with Attention to Pathos
  • Figure of Woman Coming Out of a Wall
  • Elegy with Rabbits
  • [Eurydice].