Daughter of Invention by Kathryn Ann Young

By Kathryn Ann Young

This assortment assembles forty nine free-verse poems in 3 sections: "Blueprints," "Inventions," and "Patents Pending". If necessity is the mummy of invention—who is the daughter? Metaphors collide and combust, extend and agreement, imploding or exploding, changing strength to kinetic power. Alchemy crucibles coal to diamond, a carbon replica. Metaphor morphs from a grain of sand below the tongue, a pearl moiled of imperfection as surrounding sounds give up them in a daydream. mind's eye it doesn't matter what warmth index or wind kick back issue sails off the sting of a flat earth in a brainstorm—into the very DNA alphabet soup. by way of sharing her imaginings and epiphanies, the writer connects her readers with the complexities and mystics of humanity, our fierceness and our tenderness, with unheard of honesty and brilliance.

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