Three Words

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Publisher: Bottlecap Press
Publication Date: 28 January 2019

Genre: Poetry

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Three Words follows the rise and (amicable) fall of a relationship, and all of the feelings that come along with it. The speaker considers love through heart monitors, flowers, coffee cups, and fireworks displays—without ever needing to say those three words aloud.

Some previously published poems included in Three Words:

Advance Praise

“Three Words is a poet’s dream to read with nods to various forms and styles of poetry. This chapbook journeys through the butterflies of new love, the uncertainty of where love takes you, and the cliffs love falls to. Juliette is so intelligent and deliberate in her word choice, every word having a specific purpose.”

—Megan O’Keeffe, author of Cracked Open and Where I Ache

“A man unattainable, a relationship undefined, a love unrequited. This beautiful collection, born from the intimacy of words and stolen glances, immerses the reader in an honest tale of desire and secrecy though heartfelt verse. Juliette’s sincere storytelling and engaging voice makes for an enjoyable read and will keep you turning each page to delve further into the forbidden romance. Reflecting back upon her past lover as “a daydream / merged with memories,” these poems confess unspoken thoughts and hidden feelings of which those who have experienced a relationship of equal parts excitement and uncertainty can relate, and those who haven’t will feel like they have within these pages.”

—Elfie, author of Will You Still Love Me if I Love Her? and How Will I Sound When My Voice

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