Wade in the Water: Poems

Wade in the Water


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ISBN10: 1555978134 ISBN13: 9781555978136 Publisher: Graywolf Pr Published: Apr 3 2018 Pages: 83 Weight: 1.00lbs. Height: 9.00" Width: 7.00" Depth: 1.00" Language: English

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The extraordinary new poetry collection by Tracy K. Smith, the Poet Laureate of the United States Even the men in black armor, the ones Jangling handcuffs and keys, what else Are they so buffered against, if not love’s blade Sizing up the heart’s familiar meat? We watch and grieve. We sleep, stir, eat. Love: the heart sliced open, gutted, clean. Love: naked almost in the everlasting street, Skirt lifted by a different kind of breeze. —from “Unrest in Baton Rouge

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