Catherynne M. Valente

(5 May 1979 / Seattle, Washington)

Glass, Blood, and Ash


Please, silk-​​sister, do this thing for me.

I do not want to sit on that broad-​​backed horse,
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  • Veteran Poet - 4,593 Points Susan Williams (12/7/2014 5:33:00 PM)

    I enjoyed the writer's very unique style, yes, it will make me read it again to understand it in every verse, but sometimes it is good to not be spoon-fed! (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 1,467 Points Babatunde Aremu (4/27/2014 3:10:00 PM)

    Clarity and focus is synonymous to great poems. More needs to be done by this poet to enable the reader grasp her thought (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 474 Points Michelle Claus (4/27/2014 11:48:00 AM)

    vivid and severe, a psychological dark place... a complex poetic structure with unusual phrases and imagery... I'm in awe of this poem, even though I feel emotionally disturbed by it (Report) Reply

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