What Kind of Woman
  • Author : Kate Baer
  • Release Date : 06 May 2021
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Genre : Poetry
  • Pages : 112
  • ISBN 13 : 9781398706842

Download or read book entitled What Kind of Woman written by Kate Baer and published by Hachette UK online. This book was released on 06 May 2021 with total pages 112. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The Instant #1 New York Times Bestseller 'Expect screenshots of Kate Baer's poetry to dominate the WhatsApp chats this summer. Baer's poems are sharp observations on modern womanhood.' Sunday Times A stunning and honest debut poetry collection about the beauty and hardships of being a woman in the world today, and the many roles we play - mother, partner, and friend. 'When life throws you a bag of sorrow, hold out your hands/Little by little, mountains are climbed.' So ends Kate Baer's remarkable poem 'Things My Girlfriends Teach Me.' In 'Nothing Tastes as Good as Skinny Feels' she challenges her reader to consider their grandmother's cake, the taste of the sea, the cool swill of freedom. In her poem 'Deliverance' about her son's birth she writes 'What is the word for when the light leaves the body?/What is the word for when it/at last, returns?' Through poems that are as unforgettably beautiful as they are accessible, Kate Baer proves herself to truly be an exemplary voice in modern poetry. Her words make women feel seen in their own bodies, in their own marriages, and in their own lives. Her poems are those you share with your mother, your daughter, your sister, and your friends.