Little Venus (Paperback)

By Carla Drysdale

Tightrope Books, 9781926639048, 62pp.

Publication Date: January 1, 2010

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The poems in this collection challenge the reader, tackling the hard subjects of child abuse, sexual exploitation, and the failure of some families. The character ofthe poemsruns through them burning with rage and want in an incendiary chant that cannot be ignored.This is a haunting collection thatlingers and provokes thoughtlong after the last page is turned.

About the Author

Carla Drysdale is a poet whose writing has appeared in literary journals in Canada and abroad, including the "Literary Review of Canada," "Canadian Literature," the "Fiddlehead," "Global City Review," " Confrontation, "and "LIT."