A Collection of Poetry

by Tina Lear



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 12/15/2022

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 86
ISBN : 9781665730327
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 86
ISBN : 9781665730341

About the Book

In this debut collection of poems, Tina Lear sends some tenderness to the little girl hiding in plain sight, the woman sleeping around long after it isn’t fun anymore, the mother screaming at her kids, the wife trying to jump out the window of a marriage on fire, and the daughter watching Jeopardy with her ancient, bedridden mother.
Lear’s work stings with resonance and pulls laughter from the darkness. She tells the whole truth with a fractal memory. Divided into six sections, her poems range from a swim in the river of youth, to the hard road of marriage and motherhood, all the way to waning days of very old age, and the nectar that comes from all of it—ending with a whimsical look at possible worlds.
Partial Views is a love letter to all the ways in which we try and fail and try again to meet our reflection in the mirror and whisper yes.

About the Author

Tina Lear has been writing ever since she could hold a pencil. She is the author of four musicals, countless poems, and articles published in Tricycle Magazine. She has taught yoga at Rikers Island, driven cattle in Wyoming, and performed her songs nationwide. This is her first published collection of poems.