What Stirs (Margaret Christakos)

Although I felt that the early sections of this book were a bit underdeveloped, the last half is exceptional, especially the lengthy poem “(I Really Don't Think You're) Strong Enough.” Christakos is particularly adept at the effective use of repetition (my favourite literary tactic is effective repetition, so this is high praise coming from me).

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