Sarah Kay is eloquently honest and brave. Fresh, wise, and beautiful. Recommended By Maddie K., Powells.com
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Following the success of her breakout poem, "B," Sarah Kay releases her debut collection of poetry featuring work from the first decade of her career. No Matter the Wreckage presents readers with new and beloved work that showcases Kay's knack for celebrating family, love, travel, history, and unlikely love affairs between inanimate objects ("Toothbrush to the Bicycle Tire"), among other curious topics. Both fresh and wise, Kay's poetry allows readers to join in on her journey of discovering herself and the world around her. It's an honest and powerful collection.
"Sarah Kay is a fearsomely open and generous talent. In this collection she will give you moments so intimate and beautifully rendered you will come to know them as your own. An unalloyed joy from beginning to end." --Lin-Manuel Miranda, Tony Award-winning composer-lyricist of Broadway's In the Heights "Nowhere have I found such humble honesty laced with such beauty. Nowhere, such boundless grace. Sarah Kay writes with a particular and rare magic, evoking emotions we may have forgotten we possess. No Matter the Wreckage is both spare and dense, uproarious and healing. An enchanting collection, imbued with courage, wisdom, lament, and triumph." --Jeanann Verlee, Author of Racing Hummingbirds 2011 TED speaker (recording has been viewed 3 million times online) First book, "B" was ranked #1 Bestselling Poetry Book on Amazon Featured on HBO, American Public Radio, Huffington Post, CNN.com Founder and Co-Director of Project VOICE Following the success of her breakout poem, "B", Sarah Kay, in collaboration with illustrator Sophia Janowitz, released her debut collection of poetry featuring work from the first decade of her career. "Forgive yourself for the decisions you have made, the ones you still call mistakes when you tuck them in at night" No Matter the Wreckage presents readers with new and beloved poetry that showcases Kay's talent for celebrating family, love, travel, and unlikely romance between inanimate objects ("The Toothbrush to the Bicycle Tire"). Both fresh and wise, Kay's poetry allows readers to join her on the journey of discovering herself and the world around her. It is an honest and powerful collection.
In No Matter the Wreckage, Sarah Kay takes you on a profound journey through her self-discovery in New York.
Following her breakout poem "B," this debut poetry collection showcases her accessible brilliance.
With each verse, Kay transports readers to a world of love, nostalgia, and life's wonders. Her elegant words celebrate family bonds, young love, travel, and the echoes of history shaping our present.
What sets No Matter the Wreckage apart is Kay's ability to find magic in the ordinary, painting intimate portraits of unlikely love affairs between objects and exploring whimsical topics.
This collection's transformative helps readers to find a sanctuary of words that uplift your spirit and ignite imagination. "No Matter the Wreckage" is a must-have for poetry lovers, an unforgettable journey.