Breakup/Breakdown

Breakup/Breakdown

Breakup Breakdown With wry humor and poignant contemplation Breakup Breakdown provides readers with excellent company whether recalling breakups of their own or simply witnessing the narrative of the book s hero In t

  • Title: Breakup/Breakdown
  • Author: CharlesJensen
  • ISBN: 9781944355159
  • Page: 500
  • Format: Paperback
  • With wry humor and poignant contemplation, Breakup Breakdown provides readers with excellent company, whether recalling breakups of their own or simply witnessing the narrative of the book s hero In the poem Disruption, our speaker advises that, Love, my friends, should never be entrusted to the heart, whose job is to push away the only thing the world will everWith wry humor and poignant contemplation, Breakup Breakdown provides readers with excellent company, whether recalling breakups of their own or simply witnessing the narrative of the book s hero In the poem Disruption, our speaker advises that, Love, my friends, should never be entrusted to the heart, whose job is to push away the only thing the world will ever offer it In the midst of loss that is both personal and universal, Jensen conjures familiar figures, from literature to film, to offer another dimension of insight on the path from sorrow to empowerment This chapbook has all the emotional heft of a full length collection, and every line glistens with truth Mary Biddinger, author of Small Enterprise

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    278 Comment

    A short but sweet chapbook. It left me wanting a lot more, but satisfied with the meal it did feed me. My favorite poem put me back into the mindset of Ophelia from a point of view most people don't experience. I am excited to see what else Charles can come up with.

    Breakup/Breakdown by Charles Jensen is a slim and powerful chapbook of poems that not only examines the emotional side of breaking up but all of its practicalities in a way that’s fresh and modern.In the opening poem, “How to Leave Things Behind Without Even Trying”, the speaker talks about leaving his laptop at an airport and is aghast at how this could be accomplished given its significance in his life. This is then juxtaposed with his boyfriend’s exit from his life and the way in whic [...]

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