Night Sky with Exit Wounds by Ocean Vuong

Night Sky with Exit Wounds

Ocean Vuong

nonfiction lgbtqia+ poetry emotional reflective sad medium-paced

83 pages | first published 2016

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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 85%
reflective 81%
sad 50%
dark 37%
challenging 28%
inspiring 19%
hopeful 11%
tense 11%
mysterious 6%
informative 3%
relaxing 3%
funny 2%
adventurous 1%


medium 47%
fast 29%
slow 22%

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