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Order My New Poetry Chapbook: "My Burlesque"

Cristina Querrer's latest poetry chapbook, "My Burlesque", is a dark collection of the macabre scenes into one's interior: of nostalgia, failed relationships, and soul-wrenching memories.

ISBN 978-1-71662-879-5

Pocket Book (4.25 x 6.875 in / 108 x 175 mm), 36 Pages, Black & White Standard, 60# (90 GSM) White Paper, Paperback, Glossy Cover

Sample poem:  


He would have built
a case around it—the reasons 
why he would call me cunt

Oh, like no woman 
has heard the man 
that she loved
go there in that dark 
well of knives and daggers?

I would stand affront,
empty, speechless
on my linoleum floor.
I learn his language
and repeat it back to him. 
He scoffs.
Disappears for days.

The roots intertwine now 
beneath our feet 
that no matter the pull, 
the push, it's just useless 
thrashing about

because all I can 
remember that day
as I stood there frozen 
looking down at my body, 
speechless, watching it conform 
to those descriptions of me.


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