New American Best Friend by Olivia GatwoodOne of the most recognizable young poets in America, Olivia Gatwood dazzles with her tribute to contemporary American womanhood in her debut book, New American Best Friend. Gatwoods poems deftly deconstruct traditional stereotypes. The focus shifts from childhood to adulthood, gender to sexuality, violence to joy. And always and inexorably, the book moves toward celebration, culminating in a series of odes: odes to the body, to tough women, to embracing your own journey in all its failures and triumphs.
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She writes and speaks about periods, puberty, and relationships. She loves pink. She talked to the Power Thread about balancing spoken word and written work and the importance of creative collaboration. Olivia is from Albuquerque, New Mexico, and currently lives in Boston. I started writing when I was really young.
F riendship isn't always easily described. The Eskimos, they say, have a hundred different words for snow. Unfortunately, the English language isn't quite as innovative, though it has vast opportunities to differentiate meaning. Certainly, Love is one of those opportunities. And so, too, is Friendship. Instead of different words, however, we're stuck with simple adjectives. Close friend.
Why do you think your experience as a teen girl has stayed so close to you and your writing? Olivia Gatwood: You know, I wonder that sometimes. But, for me in particular, my teenage years were kind of split up. OG: Yeah, totally. All these things happened. OG: I think it just came out that way. And then I became aware that this was something, and obviously those books really helped me, helped direct me.
How many miles do you think we have walked?
The best kind of friends are the ones that you share good times with., Friendship, a theme that comes under the broader theme of love repeatedly throughout poetic history. American poet, Robert Frost, expresses the value of his friendships through this short poem.
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