My Tall Handsome by Emily CorwinMy Tall Handsome by Emily Corwin

My Tall Handsome

byEmily CorwinForeword byKiki Petrosino

Paperback | March 14, 2016

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When the cutie-pie was opened, the birds began to sing, and what they sang was glittery and savage and fearless and dangerous—be careful with this book.

—Catherine Wagner, author of Nervous Device

The fanged fairy of Emily Corwin’s forest-mud-stained collection asserts and sings with short rhymes and glitter-spells, and just as you’ve followed her into the deepest and darkest part of the woods, terrified, you’re asked to run away together / and promise to never / do this heart-skipping thing / with anyone else.

Don’t be surprised when you find yourself answering yes, yes, yes.

Confronting and darling, every word a perfect warm circlet of pink blood, My Tall Handsome raids every crystal jar on the lace-topped vanity for truth, poison, and song until you can’t remember why you ever thought pretty was better than powerful, sugar was better than bitter medicine, or dancing needed more music than your own voice.

I sip the goblet down, tip it upside down / wear it as / a hat / I am a new shiny thing / and I steal you away from the hoopla hullabaloo rumpus

You won’t resist this kidnapping into the orchard, into the crabapple abracadabra—it is too crystalline a taking, and there are too many delicious chants to chant along the way.

Emily Corwin is a Midwestern girl who loves all things pretty and spooky. This past summer, she completed her MA at Miami University, where she studied poetry, and in the fall she will be an MFA candidate at Indiana University in Bloomington. Her writing has appeared or is forthcoming in Word Riot, Smoking Glue Gun, Midwestern Gothic, ...
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Title:My Tall HandsomeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:52 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.12 inPublished:March 14, 2016Publisher:Brain Mill PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1942083343

ISBN - 13:9781942083344

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