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FREE PDF Á BOOK Careen By Grace Shuyi Liew À GRACE SHUYI LIEW ✓ What is the nature of a desire? How do we come to terms with the systematic conditions of racism desire and alienation that underscore our lives? What are the generational lineages behind our daily existences? How do we fall in love against thWhat is the nature of a desire? How do we come to terms with the systematic conditions of racism desire and alienation that underscore our lives? What are the generational lineages behind our daily existences? How do we fall in love against the landscape of white America?Blending philoso This is uite the cerebral collection The poems I connected to the most were part of the DisplacedReplaced Cityscapes of halfways section I'll definitely be returning to those pieces

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Phy and prose CAREEN presents a braided seuence of poems that present as études punctuated reflections At times sexy deeply ironic and melancholic the poems in CAREEN uestion our deep hunger for inclusion and call back a long history of displacement Then “eventually every color careen Careen by Grace Shuyi Liew Review by S John Kennedy EEE Earth Explorationist Emeritus No one on this imperfect planet gets to choose their biological parents or their country of origin both of which have strong influences on life’s journey When we look for a meaningful life our most primal human instincts survival and sexlove kick in and rise to the surface Maslow’s hierarchy of human needs contends that we need to conuer these first before we can achieve self esteem and self actualizationMs Liew begins on page one acknowledging her own mortality As you read Careen keep in the back of your mind this title as you join Ms Liew in your own personal side car to her experiences as you zoom through her winding journey but hold on tight for some realistic turns that encounter some emotionally stressing events From transgenerational trauma to lost loves to death of close friends Ms Liew has experienced than her fair shareMs Liew’s assessment of Thatcher’s controversial uote “there is no such thing as society we must look after ourselves first” is right on If we revert to a self centered survival instinct we miss out on a tender relationship like that shared by Miles Davis and Billie HolidayMs Liew has literally traveled the world and witnessed the traumatic conseuences of the control and exploitation of all people Ms Liew understands the MasterSlave practices abound in every culture by those that want to take from others to gain their own self importance These characters thrive in every cultural setting and become so entrenched it is virtually impossible to escape themMs Liew struggles a little to discover her own identity She acknowledges that “Mirroring others to find myself only leads to invisibility” but “To whom do you give the potential to seize the whole space of you”? Ms Liew is courageous in exposing her own personal encounters and traumas The last two lines of the book summarize her optimism that her efforts have not been in vein but an inspiration for us to open our minds and souls to others This book is her altruistic gift to those fortunate enough to read her work and a realization of her climb to the top of the pyramid of her own self actualization She realizes her own mortality but her words will now resonate into the future

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Careen By Grace Shuyi LiS into its own lack” and the carte blanche of whiteness in America is deftly overturned Cut from the migration stories of a ueer Asian American speaker CAREEN starts as a cry to belong to someone and winds up becoming a love note plunging headlong into its objects of unattainable desir Grace Shuyi Liew sketches a world where “wrong” blooms froths out of place Careen her first full length book is a dream abduction off the rails Hyper enjambment keeps everything spinning dashes resist closure — everything shifts surreally Displacement is a jarring form of being and Liew continually re orients herself towards a world made strangeFrom the get go we’re moving and we don’t stopI have since moved from a house by the train tracks to another house by another train tracks and every night the train horn wakes me at 6am; 5am; 3 am; tricks me into believing the earth is shattering from its coreLiew’s accretive narration and off kilter lineation kept me on my toes as a reader There is no center just another frenetic shift One second we’re talking about dishwasher foam then video games trains porn and so on goes the digressive parade spiraling forward with propulsive energy and “always hovering at the outskirts of a grand unifying theory”De centering an affinity for edges and margins an unfixed flickering among crevices and craggy openings Unstructure is its own inverted landscape “What’s left behind since then trembles faintly at the edges—an idea without an outline” So too with genre Hovering at the borderlands of memoir and verse Liew offers flickering prose poems a la Rosmarie Waldrop Parentheses ready to disappear ghosting the sentence pass string one after another forcing continued revision of the clause under uestion or the prior parentheses as a site for further excavation and revision Conseuentially thingness let alone subjectivity is uncertain ambiguous and underfoot We’re just passing throughExcerpted from review for Anomaly Read full review here