Download e-book for kindle: 50 WHISPERS: Poems By Extraordinary Women by Abriana Jetté

By Abriana Jetté

no 1 AMAZON most sensible vendor IN WOMEN'S POETRY (DEC. 2014)

A certain number of POEMS for girls via the good ladies POETS, together with EMILY DICKINSON, EMILY BRONTË, JANE AUSTEN, ELIZABETH BARRETT BROWNING, GERTRUDE STEIN, H.D. and lots of MORE.


As I prepare this anthology, 3 mantras resounded in my head: My sisters’ phrases are my phrases. My sisters’ phrases are my phrases, so i have to do them justice. My sisters’ phrases are my phrases, so i need to decide upon the phrases that talk closest to my ideals.

I proportion this mantra with you simply because i feel it is very important remember that i don't intend for this publication to mirror a old examining or educational inquiry of the background of the feminine, antifeminism, and/or suffragist tradition. there are many nice students who've already performed the examine, distinctive study, on person poets and years and social constructs that circle again to the ability of the feminine: i urge you to do this interpreting. quite, this can be a publication designed by way of a poet, who's additionally a lady, with the purpose of constructing a secure house for the dynamic, lyrical, and heart-wrenching lady voices of the previous to mingle jointly.

For many, womanhood is an inescapable fable, a life of predetermined feelings and values and different types within which many don't healthy: girlhood, sisterhood, motherhood. those poems converse to one another in that they fill the others’ grooves; the best way they flow at the web page and within the mouth echoes the emotions of the earlier to pave the sounds of the long run. the person background of every this sort of girls is made attainable as a result ones who got here past, hence they're intertwined. a few of these girls, like Gertrude Stein, Emily Dickinson, or H.D. are nonetheless celebrated in literary circles this present day. Others like girl Kasa or Helen grey Cone have concealed within the shadows: this can be their position to polish. In a fashion, this anthology was once created in order that those beautiful and already intertwined deserving lady poets ultimately had a secure haven. In a fashion, I trigger to create a sisterhood.

Even even though every one poem during this anthology is a voice from the earlier, every one has whatever very important to assert concerning the essence of being a girl this present day. hearken to those poets as they whisper their such a lot inner most concepts and emotions on your ear and surprise at how the bond of sisterhood transcends the passage of time.

Abriana Jetté
Brooklyn, long island


Emily Dickinson
Emily Brontë
Jane Austen
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Gertrude Stein
Christina Rossetti
Anne Bradstreet
Mina Loy
Amy Lowell
Katherine Phillips
Isabella Whitney
Mary Darby Robinson
Sara Teasdale
Emma Lazarus
Phillis Wheatley
Anne Kingsmill Finch
Louise Labe
Ann Taylor
Lady Mary Chudleigh
Lucy Terry Prince
Lady Kasa
Ellen Wheeler Wilcox
Anna Laetitia Barbauld
Helen grey Cone
Li Qingzhao
Aphra Behn
Felicia Dorothea Hemans


Abriana Jetté is an the world over released poet, essayist, and educator. Her paintings has seemed in dozens of journals, together with the Dr. T. J. Eckleburg assessment, The Iron Horse Literary assessment, the yankee Literary evaluate, and The Moth. She teaches at St. Johns's collage and the town collage of latest York, writes a typical column for remain Thirsty journal that specializes in rising poets and is the editor of the lately released e-book, the simplest rising Poets of 2013, that debuted on Amazon because the #3 top vendor in Poetry Anthologies. She lives in Brooklyn, big apple.

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