I Eat Crow + Blue Collar at Best
Poetry by Amanda Oaks + Zach Fishel
Home is where the heart is and both poets’ hearts were raised in the Appalachian region of Western Pennsylvania surrounded by coal mines, sawmills, two-bit hotel taverns, farms, churches and cemeteries. These poems take that region by the throat and shake it until it’s bloody and then, they breathe it back to life. This book is where you go when you’re looking for nostalgia to kick you in the teeth. This is where you go when you’re 200 miles away from a town you thought you’d never want to return to but suddenly you’re pining for it.
Amanda and Zach grew up 30 miles from each other and met as adults through poetry. Explore both the male and female perspective of what it’s like to grow up hemmed in by an area’s economic struggle. These poems mine through life, love, longing and death, they’re for home and away, and the inner strength that is not deterred by any of those things.
(Special thanks + love to Azra Tabassum for her loving help with the synopsis!)
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