Gin and Gardenias: A Memoir of Desire, Love, and Loss: Poems

A. Scott Henderson

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Gin and Gardenias: A Memoir of Desire, Love, and Loss: Poems

Gin and Gardenias A Memoir of Desire Love and Loss Poems A verse memoir about the social political and spiritual challenges of forging a male gay identity in the Southern United States during the late th and early st centuries Gin and Gardenias is a r

  • Title: Gin and Gardenias: A Memoir of Desire, Love, and Loss: Poems
  • Author: A. Scott Henderson
  • ISBN: 9781934216774
  • Page: 334
  • Format: Paperback
  • A verse memoir about the social, political, and spiritual challenges of forging a male gay identity in the Southern United States during the late 20th and early 21st centuries.Gin and Gardenias is a remarkable book that chronicles what Adrienne Rich has called the damage that was done and the treasures that prevail Scott Henderson s verse memoir of growing up gay in tA verse memoir about the social, political, and spiritual challenges of forging a male gay identity in the Southern United States during the late 20th and early 21st centuries.Gin and Gardenias is a remarkable book that chronicles what Adrienne Rich has called the damage that was done and the treasures that prevail Scott Henderson s verse memoir of growing up gay in the South, of finding and losing his beloved partner, and of embracing his own identity will touch your heart and mind in equal measure He has prevailed with candor, with tears, with hard earned laughter, and with verbal and spiritual grace Gil Allen, whose most recent book is Catma, is a winner of the Robert Penn Warren Prize in Poetry and member of the South Carolina Academy of Authors.Each of these poems tells a powerful story Taken together, they form a moving memoir of the struggle to find one s true self amid the byways and folkways of the American South Scott Henderson writes honestly and authentically, with phrases and images beautifully honed and pitch perfect Best of all, he hides nothing from the reader, a gracious gift that is entirely rewarding Paulette Alden, the author of The Answer to Your Question and Unforgettable Short Stories, is the winner of a 2013 Best Indie Book Award from the Kindle Book Review.

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    1. Jenny (Reading Envy) on said:

      I went to a local signing for this poet months ago, because he teaches where I work and I was so excited for him! But I've been holding off on reading it until now because I wanted to save it for National Poetry Month. AND because I knew it was likely that I would be in tears at least some of the time. I was not wrong. These poems are largely about three major stages of Scott's life - growing up as in a very closed society, his long partnership with a man who died so suddenly the week before cla [...]

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