Postcolonial Love Poem is an anthem of desire against erasure. Natalie Diaz's brilliant second collection demands that every body carried in its pages — bodies of language, land, rivers, suffering brothers, enemies, and lovers — be touched and held as beloveds. Through these poems, the wounds inflicted by America onto an indigenous people are allowed to bloom pleasure and tenderness.
This new collection of poetry from the author of Wild Kingdom and The Long Meadow ponders the complex divisions of modern life — an errant history, an uncertain future and a present condition of wanting to outthink time.
Tells the story of the effects of incarceration, touching upon a vast array of emotions and experiences through homelessness, underemployment, love, drug abuse, domestic violence, fatherhood and grace, creating a travelogue for an imagined life.
In the spirit of his popular New Yorker pieces and the New York Times best-seller Love Poems for Married People, a Thurber Prize winner presents a humorous new collection of poetry for people with children.
Renato Rosaldo's new prose poetry collection shares his experiences and those of his group of Mexican American Tucson High School friends known as the Chasers, as they grew up, graduated, and fell out of touch. Derived from interviews with the Chasers and three other friends conducted after their 50th high school reunion, Rosaldo's poems present a chorus of distinct voices and perspectives that convey the realities of Chicano life on the borderlands from the 1950s to the present.
Sent with her mother to the safety of a relative's home in Cincinnati when her Syrian hometown is overshadowed by violence, Jude worries for the family members who were left behind as she adjusts to a new life with unexpected surprises.
In Nearing Ninety, bestselling author Judith Viorst candidly shares the complicated joys and everyday tribulations that await us at the age of ninety, all with a large dose of humor and an understanding that nothing — well, almost nothing — in life should be taken too seriously
The latest collection by the prizewinning author of There Are More Beautiful Things Than Beyoncé explores black American womanhood through evocative themes ranging from self-conception and loneliness to objectification and ancestral trauma.