You Better Be Lightning by Andrea Gibson

You Better Be Lightning

Andrea Gibson

115 pages first pub 2021 (editions)

nonfiction lgbtqia+ poetry challenging reflective medium-paced


You Better Be Lightning by Andrea Gibson is a queer, political, and feminist collection guided by self-reflection. The poems range from close examination of the deeply personal to the vastness of the world, exploring the expansiveness of the human...

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emotional 91%
reflective 80%
hopeful 65%
inspiring 60%
sad 29%
challenging 26%
funny 25%
dark 18%
lighthearted 8%
relaxing 6%
tense 5%
adventurous 4%
informative 4%
mysterious 1%


fast 43%
medium 41%
slow 15%

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