12 New Books of Poetry to Savor
10 of 12
96 pages; Milkweed Editions
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Parneshia Jones' comforting and complex debut poetry collection pays bittersweet homage to youth, family and her hometown of Chicago. Offering advice in the poem "Haikus to a Younger Self", she insists, "Mom is always right/Only about the stuff she knows; Try everything at least once/It builds character."