The Alchemy of Smallness

The Alchemy of Smallness

This is a book about trauma, so the appropriate trigger warnings apply. There are 5 poems inside, 1 of which has appeared on her tumblr.The Alchemy of Smallness can be downloaded at Payhip....

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Title:The Alchemy of Smallness
Author:Venetta Octavia
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Edition Language:English
Format Type:ebook
Number of Pages:12 pages

The Alchemy of Smallness Reviews

  • Grace
    Jan 12, 2017

    I wasn’t sure what to expect from this. Then I read the line “my father’s mouth” and it was like a horrible understanding, dark and terrible, was suddenly in front of me in the form of a monster I didn’t know existed and now can’t ignore.

    Poetry is a tricky thing. Octavia has a hazy, veiled voice. I mean that as a compliment. And I hope she’s okay.

    I wasn’t sure what to expect from this. Then I read the line “my father’s mouth” and it was like a horrible understanding, dark and terrible, was sudde

    I wasn’t sure what to expect from this. Then I read the line “my father’s mouth” and it was like a horrible understanding, dark and terrible, was suddenly in front of me in the form of a monster I didn’t know existed and now can’t ignore.

    Poetry is a tricky thing. Octavia has a hazy, veiled voice. I mean that as a compliment. And I hope she’s okay.

    I wasn’t sure what to expect from this. Then I read the line “my father’s mouth” and it was like a horrible understanding, dark and terrible, was suddenly in front of me in the form of a monster I didn’t know existed and now can’t ignore.

    Poetry is a tricky thing. Octavia has a hazy, veiled voice. I mean it as a compliment. And I hope she’s okay.

    What some people might be uncomfortable reading about in this book because of personal opinion or belief: it is about trauma, as her author’s note mentioned. I had no problems, but others might. I discovered this book on tumblr

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  • Cam
    Feb 20, 2017

    Vitriol made me cry.