"Honest, unflinching and unforgettable... one of Britain's best writers."
"You will come away bruised.
You will come away bruised
but this will give you poetry."
Raw and stark, the poems in Yrsa Daley-Ward's breakthrough collection strip down her reflections on the heart, life, the inner self, coming of age, faith and loss to their essence. They resonate to the core of experience.
"Yrsa's work is like holding the truth in your hands. A glorious living thing."