Book of Hours: Poems by Kevin Young

Book of Hours: Poems

Kevin Young

208 pages first pub 2014 (editions)

nonfiction poetry emotional reflective slow-paced


A decade after the sudden and tragic loss of his father, we witness the unfolding of grief. “In the night I brush / my teeth with a razor,” he tells us, in one of the collection’s piercing two-line poems. Capturing the strange silence of bereaveme...

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