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dc.contributor.advisor Keith, Sally Mason, Holly Morgan
dc.creator Mason, Holly Morgan 2017-05-01 2018-05-03T19:36:22Z
dc.identifier doi:10.13021/G8T384
dc.description This thesis has been embargoed for 5 years and will not be available until May 2022 at the earliest. en_US
dc.description.abstract This thesis is a collection of poems, most often narrative-driven. While exploring concepts of identity, sexuality, religion, love, and familial complexity, these poems investigate the “tenderness of pain” (a description borrowed from Pema Chodron). These poems are also interested in “wisdom,” and how we know what we know? The speaker in many of these poems asks questions, and then strives to accept a lack of answers. Keen to rest in uncertainty, the speaker is eager to be patient, listen, filter, and find one’s core. Some poems are grieving, and others celebrating, and many both at once. Lastly, another layer of this thesis is a curiosity in what we can learn from the natural world. What does nature teach us about the human condition?
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.subject poetry en_US
dc.subject coming of age en_US
dc.subject family en_US
dc.subject wisdom en_US
dc.subject nature en_US
dc.subject sexuality en_US
dc.title Neither Honey nor the Bee en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing en_US Master's en_US Creative Writing en_US George Mason University en_US
dc.description.embargo 2022-05-01

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