Fried Chicken, Schmussy & Other Songs From a Baptist Hymnal

Alicia Young

loneliness 

Alicia Young's poetry is inspired by her life experiences, which, like the lives of most of us, have been a mixed bag of both horrors and delights. The daughter of a dead drunk father and a hell-cat Baptist mother, she has worn many masks including mother, ex-wife, lover, former mortician, middling pianist and above average tap dancer. She has the tongue of a harpy, the heart of a benevolent queen, the gall of a mad king, and is rumored to be a wee bit of a tramp who learned her fi rst lessons in pain, love and joy in the highly conservative American south. Her writing celebrates human existence, in all its variety and with all its pitfalls, and is ultimately a voyage of self-discovery. She writes poetry as a way to mitigate her demons, cry to the heavens and sing triumphant the gifts granted to each of us in our tenuous hold on life. Alicia's poetry has been called 'poetry for people who don't write poetry'. It is loud, vulgar, sexy and painfully sweet-and it will punch you in the mouth.

RETURN TO AUTHOR PAGE
BUY FROM AMAZON.CO.UK
BUY FROM AMAZON.COM
BUY FROM WORDERY WITH FREE DELIVERY WORLDWIDE
BUY FROM BOOK DEPOSITORY WITH FREE DELIVERY WORLDWIDE
Copyright © Leaky Boot Press. All Rights Reserved.
Free Joomla! templates by Engine Templates