About the Book"Featuring poems, prose, and truisms, [this work] shines a light on the parts of ourselves we thought were lost in the dark and implores us to trust ourselves and take up the space we deserve. With her trademark honesty ... poet Trista Mateer explores the intricacies of love, loss, trauma, heartbreak, and loneliness"--
Book SynopsisIn the vein of poetry collections like Milk and Honey and Light Filters In, this compilation of short, powerful poems from Instagram sensation Trista Mateer shines beauty and insight into relationships, love, growing up, and learning to cope. This hardcover collection features completely new material, plus some fan favorites from Trista's account. Filled with colored original artwork from Jess Cruickshank, this powerful collection unpacks how to heal from trauma, explores love in many forms, and empowers you to love yourself and take up the space you deserve. BIG BANG THEORY
Review QuotesUnderstated grayscale drawings and handwritten phrases mesh well with verses that move with fluidity across the pages. --Kirkus Reviews
About The AuthorTrista Mateer is a writer and artist who used to move three times a year but has finally settled down by the sea in New Jersey with some cats and some poets. She won the Goodreads Choice Award for poetry for her collection The Dogs I Have Kissed. Her bestselling collection Honeybee hit shelves in the spring of 2018 to critical acclaim and glowing reviews from readers. Mateer's most recent collection of poetry, dragonhearts, was cowritten with poets Amanda Lovelace and Nikita Gill and was published in January 2019. Mateer is currently focusing on making art however it comes out, whether poetry or prose or literal hands-in-paint art. You can follow her on Instagram @tristamateer and visit her website at tristamateer.com.