New PDF release: Lighthead (Penguin Poets)

By Terrance Hayes

ISBN-10: 0143116967

ISBN-13: 9780143116967

 
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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