She Bleeds Sestinas
by Rebecca Jane
This title was previously available on NetGalley and is now archived.
Send NetGalley books directly to your Kindle or Kindle app
To read on a Kindle or Kindle app, please add firstname.lastname@example.org as an approved email address to receive files in your Amazon account. Click here for step-by-step instructions.
Also find your Kindle email address within your Amazon account, and enter it here.
Pub Date 22 Aug 2023 | Archive Date 29 Nov 2023
“May every breath be a prayer. May every surge of energy pulse with colorful kindness.”
Following characters from realms of the fantastic, sacred, ethereal, and realistic, She Bleeds Sestinas is an imaginative journey exploring the intersection of spirituality and art. A collection of poems which pairs Shaivite yoga practice with French formal poetry, this book offers a unique discipline to meditate and transcend grief. By imagining the poetic form of the sestina as the ideal companion for Kundalini Shakti—the powerful energy that moves up and down the spine in spirals—the connected poems seek to both enrich and derail the sincere spiritual seeker’s journey through daily practice.
She Bleeds Sestinas presents a unique perspective on spirituality, combining poetry and yoga to create a powerful tool for personal transformation. Both poetic and practical, it provides readers with the guidance they need to navigate their spiritual journey with grace and discipline.
A Note From the Publisher
"A mesmerizing work of art that uses the disciplines of poetry and yoga to guide you through a spiritual transformation" -Readers' Favorite
"She Bleeds Sestinas, with its special blend of creativity and insight, will undoubtedly resonate with those in pursuit of thought-provoking verses and an understanding of ancient wisdom." -Literary Titan
"This illuminating work turns the quest for personal and spiritual transformation into a choral act." -BookView Review
"A new age poetic study of the female heart, soul, and spiritual foundations...Libraries and contemporary poetry readers interested in transformational experiences and reflections will find that She Bleeds Sestinas will draw and resonate" -Midwest Book Review
Reading and event opportunities (live and virtual)
Book club selection
Social media outreach and ad-buys
Kirkus, Publishers Weekly reviews
Publications/newspapers/book bloggers contacted for reviews, interviews, and features
Guest on radio and podcast shows
Average rating from 4 members
This was a very interesting poetry collection. I found it to be thought-provoking and interesting. It was also in a slightly different and unique format compared to a more traditional format. This is a collection that tells a story in a very fun and abstract way. I'll most likely check out any works the author has out. I'll be adding a copy to my shelves in the future.