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by Jessica Holter





Powerful, provocative, and raw, self-described punany poets take readers on an extraordinary erotic journey, melding poetry, short stories, and prose to explore the essence of black male and female sexuality.


The Punany Poets are pioneers of erotic entertainment, creating lush literary works that also encourage self-empowerment and safer sex. Punany Poets' founder Jessica Holter, whose urban classic Punany: The Hip Hop Psalms was featured on HBO's Real Sex, has adapted the Poets' compositions into a groundbreaking anthology created to rouse the senses and inspire the imagination. Vivid, compelling poems and prose pieces deal with every facet of modern love and lust, and blend tantalizing sensual imagery with an underlying message of urban-rooted AIDS awareness. Never preachy, always original, and guaranteed to stimulate the individual and the couple, Verbal Penetration is unique among poetry anthologies -- a riveting, multi-dimensional erotic experience with heart, soul, and message.



Download Verbal Penetration: Punany Poets epub
ISBN: 1593091125
ISBN13: 978-1593091125
Category: Literature
Subcategory: Poetry
Author: Jessica Holter
Language: English
Publisher: Strebor Books; 1st Strebor Books Hardcover Ed edition (April 17, 2007)
Pages: 320 pages
ePUB size: 1434 kb
FB2 size: 1645 kb
Rating: 4.4
Votes: 815
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Pettalo
Excellent read I read some out loud to co-workers and they enjoyed it as well. It had me looking for upcoming events in NYC
Tiv
Those familiar with the Real Sex series on HBO, will remember the airing of The Punany Poets, which gave a glimpse into the creativity behind a group of African-American poets who perform erotic poetry with a safe-sex message. VERBAL PENETRATION is the offering of over 90 poems extolling messages of eroticism, safety, pain, hurt and much more.

The Punany Poets offer poetry of varying styles, but all are understandable. With such a voluminous presentation, it was hard to choose the poems I liked most. A few stood out because their stories were filled with emotional depth such as "Daddy Sam", "Hood Wife" and "Daddy's Little Girl". "Daddy's Little Girl" was one of my absolute favorites because it shares how a father wants forgiveness from a daughter he hurt, and how she invites him to seek salvation elsewhere. A few other poems were stand outs but due to their racy titles I will not mention them, but know VERBAL PENETRATION covers sexuality and all the ranges, from abuse to the beauty of eroticism. Also, juxtaposed are pages similar to public service announcements about safe-sex, statistics, HIV/AIDS and even definitions for sexual terms.

VERBAL PENETRATION is to be read with a slow, steady pace to insure readers will garner the message the poet is trying to convey. Besides the sexy poetry there is an educational factor which enhances the collection. With such a large number of poems there will be poems you like and some you won't, but the overall message will grab your attention as you leisurely read this compilation.

Reviewed by Cashana Seals
of The RAWSISTAZ(tm) Reviewers
Hinewen
Wow! The Punany Poets, Verbal Penetration by Jessica Holter really took me by surprise. I remember seeing a segment of this on HBO's Real Sex and did not remember hearing about the roots of this erotic poetry, which involved coming to fruition as an educational as well as erotic tool to teach about AIDS awareness as a result of the death of rapper, Easy E; so I was really surprised while reading through this book.

Usually when I think Erotica--I am not thinking sex education.

The informational facts laced in between the erotic poetry and short stories is done in very tasteful fashion. I found myself taken on the highs of the erotic words that leapt from the pages--even reading them aloud at times, but then felt grounded again and given a reality check and a dose of reality on the pages that have the informational sexual health facts that are printed in bold. These words were typed in stark contrast from the poetry and story writing and it literally leapt off of the pages to grab my attention and definitely educated me. I say job well done.

I am really glad to have this as an addition to my library and highly recommend it to others. Sex education, in my opinion, is key and what a way to combine it with erotica. It gets kudos from me.

Reviewed by Coulee Eidos

APOOO BookClub
Faugami
Jessica Holter, founder of the Punany Poets invites readers to vicariously partake in erotic adventures that are sometimes sexy and soft, at other times, edgy and gripping. Interspersed between the pages of poetry and short stories, are jolting black pages that contain serious sex education and social commentary.

This unique compilation is included in the Zane Presents series and rightly so. While I enjoyed every single poem, some were so profound, I had to close the book to take a few moments to absorb the full meaning of the words penned by the incredibly brilliant, Ms. Holter.

Lady's Room is one of the many thought-provokng pieces, Pussy Talk is both, whimsical and sensual.

I didn't read Verbal Penetration in any specific order, I opened the book at random places and was always rewarded with juicy material. I highly recommend Verbal Penetration; it's a must have, so make sure you get some punany right away!
Tansino
Every time I lend this book out I never get it back. I’m about to buy what must be my 5th copy. I recommend this to everyone. It’s not just about sex. It speaks to things in all of us. This book is always my most prized possession. It’s a treasure. And often a reference as I am a writer myself. It’s a must have in any library.
Goldendragon
At first I thought this book was going to be full of sexual and erotic material. I was definitely mistaken. The poem that I enjoyed the most was "Casting Satan". It was so short yet said so much. "Before you command Satan to get thee behind you... make sure that God has your back. Otherwise keep that demon where you can see him." Jessica Holter has alot on her mind in this book, and I for one am glad that she was blessed with the opportunity to let us hear what she had to say.
Pumpit
This book was everything I expected and more. I purchased this book as a Christmas gift for someone else but after I read some of it, I have decided to order a copy for myself. I will continue to purchase any book that has been written by this author and they now have a life long fan.
I was up at all hours of the night reading this book! Definitely no disappointment here!