By Terrance Hayes
Winner of the 2010 nationwide e-book Award for Poetry
In his fourth assortment, Terrance Hayes investigates how we build event. With one foot firmly grounded within the daily and the opposite soaring within the air, his poems braid dream and truth right into a poetry that's either darkish and buoyant. Cultural icons as different as Fela Kuti, Harriet Tubman, and Wallace Stevens look with meditations on hope and historical past. We see Hayes checking out the road among tale and track in a chain of wonderful poems encouraged by means of the Pecha Kucha, a eastern presentation layout. This cutting edge assortment provides the sunshine- headedness of a brain attempting to pull opposed to gravity and time. Fueled by way of an mind's eye that enlightens, delights, and ignites, Lighthead leaves us illuminated and scorched.
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Lighthead (Penguin Poets) by Terrance Hayes