Time Is A Mother – Ocean Vuong
In this deeply intimate second poetry collection, Ocean Vuong searches for life among the aftershocks of his mother’s death, embodying the paradox of sitting within grief while being determined to survive beyond it. Shifting through memory, and in concert with the themes of his novel On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous, Vuong contends with personal loss, the meaning of family, and the cost of being the product of an American war in America. At once vivid, brave, and propulsive, Vuong’s poems circle fragmented lives to find both restoration as well as the epicenter of the break.
“Take your time with these poems, and return to them often.” —The Washington Post
Published 07/04/2022 by Vintage Publishing (Jonathan Cape Ltd) in the United Kingdom
Hardback | 112 pages
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