Worn Review

Tenderness meets pain meets joy here, offering up the voices of Black folks fostering connection with their children, their lovers, and themselves. Christian's third collection of poetry takes the reader through love and longing, and manifests how we all cope and get dressed again after the harsh reality of our world lays us bare. From ghazals about erotic kinks to the disappointment of a father, these poems explore the clothes we reach for first when loss strips us naked.


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  • Andy Newton

    Poems full of humanity, with vivid, evocative descriptions. Often intimate, at times downright sexy. Christian’s use of irony in a number of her poems I found particularly striking and effective....