Author: Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha
Publisher: Arsenal Pulp Press (2019)
"Leah is a passionate healing cry in the wilderness of interlocking oppressions. And in these pages you will find the love, from a brown queer disabled femme epicenter of fight and faith, to get us through."
–Alexis Pauline Gumbs
"With a great deal of skill and an unsinkable boat full of grace, Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha’s newest collection is pissed off and loving, wise and lustful. These eulogies and lamentations are prayers, medicine, love. Leah moves towards the mess that is real life with these ‘complex, liminal-ass’ poems and performance writings, and the world is better for them.”
“Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha dares a future to hold us, keep us, cherish our fallibilities as much as it covets efficiency. These poems are lanterns that float on water inside which one can live openhearted—and safe. Leah’s poems put safe’s taste on my tongue, its song in my chest. Leah’s poems are the homes in which we, the disabled, can ‘recalibrate the world to our bodies,’ where we’re not just welcome, but crucial.”