Warhorses

Warhorses

Poems

Book - 2008
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Baker & Taylor
A new collection of poems evaluates themes of war and conflict as demonstrated by global battles, social uprisings, and sexual confrontations, in a volume that explores lengthier poetic forms and includes such works as "The Autobiography of My Alter Ego."

McMillan Palgrave

This powerful new collection of Yusef Komunyakaa's poetry delves into an age of war and conflict, both global and internal, racial and sexual. "Sweetheart, was I talking war in my sleep / again?" he asks, and the question is hardly moot: "Sometimes I hold you like Achilles' / shield," and indeed all relationships, in this telling, are sites of violence and battle. His line is longer and looser than inTaboo and Talking Dirty to the Gods, and in long poems like "The Autobiography of My Alter Ego" he sounds almost breathless, an exhausted, desperate prophet.Warhorses is the stunning work of a Pulitzer Prize-winning poet who never ceases to challenge and delight his readers.



Baker
& Taylor

A new collection by the author of Taboo evaluates themes of war and conflict as demonstrated by global battles, social uprisings, and sexual confrontations, in a volume that explores lengthier poetic forms and includes such works as "The Autobiography of My Alter Ego."

Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2008
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780374286439
0374286434
Branch Call Number: 811.54 KOM
Characteristics: viii, 86 p. ; 22 cm

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