[AZW] ↠ Soft Boy | BY ã Kevin Bertolero

Soft Boy By Kevin Bertolero,

  • Title: Soft Boy
  • Author: Kevin Bertolero
  • ISBN: 9780996497763
  • Page: 235
  • Format: Paperback
  • There s not really much that s soft about Soft Boy It is the hardened aftermath of many emotional sidelinings and heartbreaks, and it is a nuanced exploration of those heartbreaks Art and truth make several appearances, but the central emotional conflicts involved are never shied away from therein Bertolero is too smart and too wizened to say that these artistic or emo There s not really much that s soft about Soft Boy It is the hardened aftermath of many emotional sidelinings and heartbreaks, and it is a nuanced exploration of those heartbreaks Art and truth make several appearances, but the central emotional conflicts involved are never shied away from therein Bertolero is too smart and too wizened to say that these artistic or emotional objects are truth, so he gives us another way out through the ephemeral connection of all three Blake Wallin, author of Michelin Soft Boy is a delicate dance of love and lust It silently stuns you with it s quiet brilliance, while giving you hope and breaking your heart every other line Jo Barchi, author of It s Fine Kevin Bertolero s poetry reminds me of how it feels to be young and vulnerable again, as we all are young and vulnerable in love Exploring tenderness, every poem in this book makes me wish I was in love again, just so I could be hurt and reborn in the same light A pivotal work in queer poetry, Bertolero brings a gentle sacredness to the everyday Erin Taylor, author of OOOO Soft Boy takes place in the liminal spaces of desire, poems balanced somewhere between lust and heartbreak This is not a soft book Deirdre Coyle, author of How to Talk to Writers at Parties
    Soft Boy There s not really much that s soft about Soft Boy It is the hardened aftermath of many emotional sidelinings and heartbreaks and it is a nuanced exploration of those heartbreaks Art and truth make s

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    1. If you want to see a little bit of a person s soul, this is the collection for you Bertolero s deep honesty and unapologetic truths are laid bare here, showing the world that love can hurt in the worst and best ways.

    2. i m only good at beginningsat the first times first kissesalways the first to look away.Well, this little book of poetry is fantastic This book goes through the motions of falling in love and the heartbreak, something that s been done so many times before But Bertolero s poetry is so poignant and personal I feel like I m reading about it for the first time Even though the emotions are big, Bertolero s poetry succeeds at avoiding cliche or being too maudlin One poem, December 20, may have gotten [...]

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