nonfiction lgbtqia+ poetry reflective slow-paced

80 pages | first published 2005

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Richard Siken's Crush, selected as the 2004 winner of the Yale Younger Poets prize, is a powerful collection of poems driven by obsession. Siken writes with ferocity, and his reader hurtles unstoppably with him. His poetry is confessional, gay, sa...
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emotional 87%
reflective 71%
dark 52%
sad 50%
challenging 23%
tense 21%
inspiring 10%
mysterious 10%
hopeful 4%
adventurous 2%
funny 2%
relaxing 1%


medium 44%
fast 34%
slow 21%

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