“Understated grayscale drawings and handwritten phrases mesh well with verses that move with fluidity across the pages.”–Kirkus Reviews
In the vein of poetry collections like Milk and Honey and Light Filters In, this compilation of short, powerful poems from Instagram sensation Trista Mateer shines beauty and insight into relationships, love, growing up, and learning to cope.
This hardcover collection features completely new material, plus some fan favorites from Trista’s account. Filled with colored original artwork from Jess Cruickshank, this powerful collection unpacks how to heal from trauma, explores love in many forms, and empowers you to love yourself and take up the space you deserve.
BIG BANG THEORY
what happens if we collide?
will it feel like atoms bursting?
will it burn like light?
will your hands feel the same as other people’s hands?
will the whole world change if we touch?
do you want to find out?
About the Author
Trista Mateer is a visual artist, poet, and writer based out of Maryland. She began putting words on paper at twelve and never found a good enough reason to stop. She is now the author of multiple poetry collections, including When The Stars Wrote Back (2020), Aphrodite Made Me Do It (2019), and The Dogs I Have Kissed (2015) which won a Goodreads Choice Award the year of its release. You can keep up with her @tristamateer on Instagram and Twitter.
Visit her at tristamateer.com.