About the Author: Ali Blythe

Ali Blythe s first book of poems, Twoism, was released by icehouse poetry to critical acclaim in 2015 He is the winner of the Vallum Award for Poetry, finalist for the BC Book awards, and recipient of an honour of distinction from the Writers Trust of Canada for emerging LGBTQ writers His poems are published in literary journals and anthologies in Canada, England, Germany and Slovenia A second

[Reading] ➻ Hymnswitch  ➱ Ali  Blythe – Theheartwork.co.uk
  • Paperback
  • 90 pages
  • Hymnswitch
  • Ali Blythe
  • English
  • 07 September 2018
  • 9781773100708

Hymnswitch Hello, My Forever Ago, Don T Worry,you Won T Be Reading This Much Longer.You Will Have Already Returnedin A Snowcloud, Which Is Suggestively,fashionably, Only Ever One Second Old Yes, Darling, It S Me, It Saysas Proof That In Space,though There Are Many Silences, Fleeting Isn T The Oppositeof Infinite, But Its Perfect Match.Four Years Ago, Ali Blythe Arrived With Twoism, A Remarkable Debut Collection, Every Line Shimmering With Life And Shivering With Erotically Charged Glimpses Of Completeness Now In Hymnswitch, Blythe Takes Up The Themes Of Identity And The Body Once Again, This Time Casting An Eye Backwards And Forwards, Visiting Places Of Recovery And Wrestling With The Transition Into One S Own Skin Readers Will Find Themselves Holding Their Breath At The Risk And Beauty And Difficulty Of The Balance Blythe Strikes In The Midst Of Ineffable Complexity.Combining A Stark, Tensile Precision With Musicality That Lulls And Surprises, Blythe, A Surreal Engineer Of Language, Has Once Again Created An Unusually Memorable Collection Imbued With Emotional Awareness, These Stunning Poems Will Imprint Readers With Startling Images And Silences As Potent As Words.

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  1. Kaleigh says:

    3.5 stars