The Princess Saves Herself in This One - Amanda Lovelace

Goodreads Book Blurb:

“Ah, life- the thing that happens to us while we’re off somewhere else blowing on dandelions & wishing ourselves into the pages of our favorite fairy tales.”

A poetry collection divided into four different parts: the princess, the damsel, the queen, & you. the princess, the damsel, & the queen piece together the life of the author in three stages, while you serves as a note to the reader & all of humankind. Explores life & all of its love, loss, grief, healing, empowerment, & inspirations.

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My Review:

solid, good read:
4/5
This book had me from the second page:

when i had
no friends
i reached inside
my beloved
books
& sculpted some
out of
12 pt
times new roman.
- & it was almost good enough.

Tough subjects tackled with prose. Yeah, I’ve seen the bitter tumblr-related reviews and yeah, I get it. The author is a little too fond of hitting enter and it might not be ‘highbrow’ enough for all the poetry snobs out there but I enjoyed it. My inner emo kid appreciated the little throwback feeling this collection of poems inspired.

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