Download e-book for kindle: City of Bones: A Testament (Triquarterly Books) by Kwame Dawes

By Kwame Dawes

ISBN-10: 0810134624

ISBN-13: 9780810134621

As if confident that each one divination of the long run is one way or the other a re-visioning of the previous, Kwame Dawes reminds us of the clairvoyance of haunting. The lyric poems in City of Bones: A Testament represent a stressed jeremiad for our instances, and Dawes’s inimitable voice peoples this assortment with multitudes of souls urgently and forcefully making a song, shouting, groaning, and dreaming in regards to the African diasporic current and future.

As the 20 th assortment within the poet’s hallmarked profession, City of Bones reaches a top, including one other bankruptcy to the grand narrative of invention and discovery cradled within the paintings of empathy that has outlined his prodigious physique of labor. Dawes’s formal mastery is matched purely through the precision of his insights into what's at stake in our lives this day. those poems are shot via with track from the drum to reggae to the blues to jazz to gospel, proving that Dawes is the ambassador of phrases and worlds.

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