By Erica Jong
become mild . . .
Erica Jong’s novels are fearless and passionate. So, too, is her poetry. even though renowned—and occasionally vilified—for her unabashedly sensual fiction, the writer considers herself a poet in the beginning. “It was once my poetry,” Jong writes, “that saved me sane, that stored me complete, that stored me alive.”
Becoming mild comprises poems for my part chosen via Jong from her entire oeuvre of acclaimed released works—poems of affection, intercourse, witches, gods, and demons; word-songs brimming with wit, middle, bitterness, sorrow, and fact. From the earliest poetic musings of a super younger artist first testing her wings to later works born of expertise and adulthood, unpublished prior to showing during this assortment, Jong’s natural artistry shines like a beacon as she writes, fearlessly and passionately, approximately being a girl, approximately being alive.
This e-book beneficial properties an illustrated biography of Erica Jong together with infrequent photographs and never-before-seen files from the author’s own assortment.
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