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Small Cures

Della Hicks-Wilson

Paperback

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Paperback (8/28/2020)

Description

From the British viral poet Della Hicks-Wilson comes an empowering and lyrical collection of short, interconnected poems about the heart, letting go, and a healing love, that readers can carry and quote for a lifetime.

Small Cures is at once a compelling reminder to anyone struggling with heartbreak, mental health, or trauma, that they are not alone, an inspirational manual on how to survive, and a stirring call to arms for self-love.  This unique volume brings together 150 poems into one seamless narrative based on the different stages of an “illness” – diagnosis, treatment, and recovery.  Through words that are as breathtakingly sparse and raw, as they are honest and memorable, Hicks-Wilson’s soothing and soulful voice serves as the gentle guide to self-healing we all need.
 
‘darling,
you feel heavy
because you are
too full of truth. 


open your mouth more. 
let the truth exist 
somewhere other than 
inside your body.’

Andrews McMeel Publishing, 9781524869960, 176pp.

Publication Date: June 15, 2021



About the Author

Della Hicks-Wilson is a British poet and writer of Caribbean descent from London, best known for her short viral poems and spoken word videos which have garnered over a million likes and shares to date. Her debut collection Small Cures was originally self-published in 2020 and selected by Stylist magazine as a Best Summer Read of 2020.  She holds a BA and MA in English from the University of Cambridge, close to where she resides.