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Release Date: October 26, 2021
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The audiobook will be available for pre-order on October 5, 2021. Check back on that date to pre-order this title for the Oct 26, 2021 release!

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Author: Amanda Moore Narrator: Amanda Moore Publisher: HarperAudio Audio Length: Release Date: October 26, 2021 Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download ISBN: 9780063096301

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A collection of poetry from the 2020 winner of the National Poetry Series, selected by Ocean Vuong Engaging the matriarchal structure of the beehive, Amanda Moore explores the various roles a woman plays in the family, the home, and the world at large. Beyond the productivity and excess, the sweetness and sting, Requeening brings together poems of motherhood and daughterhood, an evolving relationship of care and tending, responsibility and joy, dependence and deep love.

The poems that anchor this collection don’t shy away from the inevitability of a hive’s collapse and consider the succession of “requeening” a hive as “a new heart ready to be fed and broken and fed again.” The collapse is both physical—there are poems of illness and recovery—and emotional, as the mother-daughter relationship shifts, the daughter becoming separate, whole, and poised to displace. The liminal spaces these poems traverse in human relationships is echoed in a range of poetic and hybrid form, offering freedom and stricture as they contemplate the way we hold one another in love and grief.

Requeening is a vivid and surprising collection of poems from a winner of the National Poetry Series Open Competition. 

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