Nature Poem

Nature Poem

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ISBN10: 1941040632 ISBN13: 9781941040638 Publisher: Tin House Books Published: May 9 2017 Pages: 74 Weight: 0.30lbs. Height: 9.00" Width: 6.00" Depth: 0.25" Language: English

Publisher's Comments

Nature Poem follows Teebs—a young, queer, American Indian (or NDN) poet—who can’t bring himself to write a nature poem. For the reservation-born, urban-dwelling hipster, the exercise feels stereotypical, reductive, and boring. He hates nature. He prefers city lights to the night sky. He’d slap a tree across the face. He’d rather write a mountain of hashtag punchlines about death and give head in a pizza-parlor bathroom; he’d rather write odes to Aretha Franklin and Hole. While he’s adamant—bratty, even—about his distaste for the word “natural,

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