Antonyms for Daughter

by Jenny Boychuk | 01 March 2022
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Categories: Poetry Individual poets
ANTONYMS FOR DAUGHTER, Jenny Boychuk's poetry debut, addresses a harrowing subject: the loss of the poet's mother to addiction. Deploying a range of forms and techniques astonishing in a first collection, Boychuk creates unsparing scenes of their complicated life together. Poem after poem attempts to wring clarity from memories ripe with trauma and love, as Boychuk questions whether it is possible for a child to ever extricate herself from an abusive parent -- to become, as it were, a living "antonym" of a painful family legacy. A book-length loss-lyric of vivid beauty, Antonyms for Daughter is a singular example of grief transformed into art.
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ANTONYMS FOR DAUGHTER, Jenny Boychuk's poetry debut, addresses a harrowing subject: the loss of the poet's mother to addiction. Deploying a range of forms and techniques astonishing in a first collection, Boychuk creates unsparing scenes of their complicated life together. Poem after poem attempts to wring clarity from memories ripe with trauma and love, as Boychuk questions whether it is possible for a child to ever extricate herself from an abusive parent -- to become, as it were, a living "antonym" of a painful family legacy. A book-length loss-lyric of vivid beauty, Antonyms for Daughter is a singular example of grief transformed into art.
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