Sweetgum & Lightning (Paperback)

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Featured in Lambda Literary's "February’s Most Anticipated LGBTQ Books"
— Sydney Heidenberg

Featured in Library Journal‘s “Books and Authors To Know: Poetry Titles To Watch 2021”
— Barbara Hoffert

Sweetgum & Lightning lets us into an extraordinary poetic universe, shaped by a vernacular rooted in the language of self, one’s origins, and music. In poems that are deeply sensual in nature, Rodney Terich Leonard considers gender and sexuality, art, poverty, and community. Imagery expands through unexpected lexical associations and rumination on the function of language; words take on new meaning and specificity, and the music of language becomes tantamount to the denotations of words themselves.” –Chelsea Risley, Southern Review of Books
— Chelsea Risley


Product Details
ISBN: 9781945588747
ISBN-10: 1945588748
Publisher: Four Way Books
Publication Date: February 15th, 2021
Pages: 104
Language: English