School is almost out for Audrey, but the panic attacks are just beginning. Because Audrey told a lie and now her classmate, Ana, is dead. Just as her world begins to spin out of control, Audrey meets the enigmatic Rad – the boy who could turn it all around. But will their ill-timed romance drive her closer to the edge?
The beauty of a song is the end. While silence follows and the melody lingers on forever. She is like a sparrow, all bitter and petite. A song with no melody can only be sung by the hungry and the damned...So ends a stanza from the highly anticipated collection of new poems, Sad Girls of the New World Order by Emmy Award winning author and critically acclaimed poet Jack Norton.Raw, deep and profound - these poems bleed unflinching truths direct from the typewriter of a keen observer of the human condition.As author Nick Tosches once wrote, "Jack Norton is my hope for the future of America."
When Danny Cumberland went to prison, Pierce Brosnan was still James Bond. Eighteen months after he got out of prison, he found out he had a daughter. She'd been kidnapped and murdered just a year before he was paroled. Danny is staying out of trouble, trying to run a business, and learning to fit back into a world that left him behind twelve years ago. He's also trying to piece together the life of a child he never knew. As he digs deeper into the investigation, questions start popping up. Her body was the wrong height. Her hair color was wrong. But the DNA matched, didn't it? DNA is never wrong. Is it? If she's still alive, saving her means violating his parole and lying to people he's come to care about. How far will an ex-con go to rescue a daughter he never knew who isn’t even supposed to be alive?
Release on 2020-02-12 | by Matumayini Lilia Mboleza
Author: Matumayini Lilia Mboleza
Pubpsher: Balboa Press
This short story is all about very long period of time ago, there lived, "A Sad Girl Into A Happy Girl," whose name was Mrs Toto-Espionage. Before she used to live with her father and mother and her sister. She really loved her family so much and cared for them. Her family loved visiting the Adelaide Glenelg Beach each Summer of the period of time of the year. Sat underneath summer sun at the beach which coursed her mother cancer infections on her body; Miss Toto's mother died. When, she kept loved her father very much, but her stepmother and stepsisters were very cruel to her. They made her do all the works inside the house, and slept on the floor. Also, she terribly had to wear dirty old rags instead of proper clothes. So, lucky her she met godmother and she found help to go to the King and queen’s ball ceremony where she first met the prince her new boyfriend and her life was changed.
The Visual Rhetoric of Online Self-Harm Communities
Author: Zoe Alderton
The Aesthetics of Self-Harm presents a new approach to understanding parasuicidal behaviour, based upon an examination of online communities that promote performances of self-harm in the pursuit of an idealised beauty. The book considers how online communities provide a significant level of support for self-harmers and focuses on relevant case studies to establish a new model for the comprehension of the online supportive community. To do so, Alderton explores discussions of self-harm and disordered eating on social networks. She examines aesthetic trends that contextualise harmful behavior and help people to perform feelings of sadness and vulnerability online. Alderton argues that the traditional understanding of self-violence through medical discourse is important, but that it misses vital elements of human group activity and the motivating forces of visual imagery. Covering psychiatry and psychology, rhetoric and sociology, this book provides essential reading for psychologists, sociologists and anthropologists exploring group dynamics and ritual, and rhetoricians who are concerned with the communicative powers of images. It should also be of great interest to medical professionals dealing with self-harming patients.
From the phenomenally bestselling author of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time comes Mark Haddon’s first collection of poems. That Mark Haddon’s first book after The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time is a book of poetry may surprise his many fans; that it is also one of such virtuosity and range will not. The Talking Horse and the Sad Girl and the Village Under the Sea reveals a poet of great versatility and formal talent. All the gifts so admired in Haddon’s prose are in strong evidence here – the humanity, the dark humour, and the uncanny ventriloquism – but Haddon is also a writer of considerable seriousness, lyric power, and surreal invention. This book will consolidate his reputation as one of the most imaginative writers in contemporary literature. From the Trade Paperback edition.
"Christopher Soto (aka Loma) is a queer [email protected] punk poet & prison abolitionist. Their first chapbook 'Sad Girl Poems' delves into their relationship with domestic violence, queer youth homelessness, & the suicide of a close friend."--Publisher.