Night Sky with Exit Wounds by Ocean Vuong

Night Sky with Exit Wounds

Ocean Vuong

89 pages first pub 2016 (editions)

nonfiction lgbtqia+ poetry emotional reflective sad medium-paced


Ocean Vuong's first full-length collection aims straight for the perennial "big"—and very human—subjects of romance, family, memory, grief, war, and melancholia. None of these he allows to overwhelm his spirit or his poems, which demonstrate, thro...

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emotional 86%
reflective 81%
sad 50%
dark 37%
challenging 28%
inspiring 19%
hopeful 11%
tense 11%
mysterious 6%
relaxing 4%
funny 2%
informative 2%
adventurous 1%


medium 46%
fast 31%
slow 21%

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