Call Me Sonya Grey Is A Personal Collection Of Poetic Verse That Is At Once Inspiring And Challenging Beginnng With The Loss Of Her Mother At Age Nine, Tupone Lloyd Began Collecting Her Thoughts In Poems In A Diary From Early Childhood Through Her Twenties In Call Me, Tupone Lloyd Describes The Daily Battles Of Self Image And Self Expression She Experienced Growing Up After The Passing Of One Parent And The Estrangement Of Another With The Death Of Her Mother, Tupone Lloyd Lost A Part Of Everything She Had Known Two States Away, She Finds Herself With A Different Family, School, Friends, Home And A New Name The Verses Written During This Time Are One Woman S Exploration Of Her Raw, Emotional Responses To Dramatic Life Changes This Is Sonya S Story Call Me Sonya Grey Knowing how theraputic poetry can be, I read with an open mind I really loved reading it, and with each poem, I could feel whatever emotion Sonya felt when writing I notice she had mostly painful memories, as the majority of poems were quite somber.I absolutely loved Poem 17, Face My favorite in the book, by far I also thought the second version of April Walk was much better The only poem I had mixed feelings about was, Poem 53 It was a fantastic poem, but the nature of it was immensely sad, and I found my heart wrenched.All in all, if you like poetry, then you will love this little book A huge recommendation from me
Sonya Tupone Lloyd currently lives in Halethorpe, Maryland with her husband, Doug, her dog, Bailey, and her cat, Odie She graduated from Marywood University with a BA in History and from George Washington University with an MA in Museum Studies This is her first volume of poetry.
- 81 pages
- Call Me Sonya Grey: A Young Girl's Poems About Death, Life and Adolescence
- Sonya Tupone Lloyd
- 06 August 2017 Sonya Tupone Lloyd