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  • Title: Taboo: The Wishbone Trilogy, Part One; Poems
  • Author: Yusef Komunyakaa
  • ISBN: 9780374530150
  • Page: 343
  • Format: Paperback

  • Taboo: The Wishbone Trilogy, Part One; Poems By Yusef Komunyakaa With the allusive leaps and improvisational chops of a jazz soloist, Yusef Komunyakaa is our great poet of connectivity the secret blood that links slave and master, explorer and native, stranger and brother In Taboo he examines the role of blacks in Western history, and how these roles are portrayed in art and literature In taut, meticulously crafted three line stanzasWith the allusive leaps and improvisational chops of a jazz soloist, Yusef Komunyakaa is our great poet of connectivity the secret blood that links slave and master, explorer and native, stranger and brother In Taboo he examines the role of blacks in Western history, and how these roles are portrayed in art and literature In taut, meticulously crafted three line stanzas, Rubens paints his wife looking longingly at a black servant Aphra Behn writes Oroonoko as if she d rehearsed it for years in her spleen and in Monticello, Thomas Jefferson is still at his neo classical desk musing, but we know his mind is brushing aside abstractions so his hands can touch flesh Taboo is the powerful first book in a new trilogy by a Pulitzer Prize winning poet whose work never ceases to challenge and delight his readers.
    Yusef Komunyakaa
    Yusef Komunyakaa born April 29, 1947 is an American poet who teaches at New York University and is a member of the Fellowship of Southern Writers Komunyakaa is a recipient of the 1994 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award, for Neon Vernacular and the 1994 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry He also received the Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize Komunyakaa received the 2007 Louisiana Writer Award for his enduring contribution to the poetry world.His subject matter ranges from the black general experience through rural Southern life before the Civil Rights time period and his experience as a soldier during the Vietnam War from

    Taboo: The Wishbone Trilogy, Part One; Poems By Yusef Komunyakaa

    Commentaires:

    Kelly
    KindnessWhen deeds splay before us precious as gold unused chancesstripped from the whine bone,we know the moment kindheartednesswalks in Each praise beechoes us back as the years uncountthemselves, eating salt Though bloodfirst shaped us on the climbing wheel,the human mind lit by the savanna sice star thistle rose,your knowing gaze enters a room opens the day,saying we were made for fun.Even the bedazzled brute knowswhen sunlight falls through leavesacross honed knives on the table.If we can s [...]

    A.T.Panezo
    Amazing, thought provoking poetry But I m too ignorant to understand the constant references The ones that I did know, were pleasant and rewarding like, Astraea s Footnotes, Queen Marie Therese Nabo and Lustration.I know that google can help with research but sometimes I have access to no internet service So the immediate gratification that poetry gives is taken away from me this book.

    Nicole Gervasio
    Komunyakaa was another of my professors during my freshman year of college, and I m ashamed to say this is still the only volume of his that I actually own Taboo has many jazz inflections The poems are gripping in their brevity, and their rhythm is impeccable with a sort of au naturale ability that seems intensely endemic to him and his work.

    ben adam
    This book seems a little too high brow and abstract for me A classicist may enjoy this I liked it because I like everything by Komunyakaa, but this got a little out of hand But still, it s better than 95% of all other poets This is a 3 star for Komunyakaa, possibly a 4 star for everyone else.

    Moira
    This book takes a lot of research to get through, but with Google at the ready it is certainly approachable The short lines are beautiful and I love how he interweaves the past and present, and teaches me about jazz and art history along the way.

    Jonathan Tennis
    Enjoyable Favorites are as follows Queen Marie Therese Nabo King of the Octave Antebellum Silhouettes Satchmo, USA The Archivist, Outside the Blue Nile Would recommend to others interested in Komunyakaa s work On a bit of a Komunyakaa kick.

    Spencer
    There is some really excellent stuff in here I will definitely be reading by Yusef Komunyakaa.

    Christine
    Masterful, like all of Komunyakaa s poetry To be savored slowly.

    Emily
    I have a sneaking suspicion that this is actually really amazing poetry and I m just not cultured enough to understand it.

    Andrea
    Intense jazz poetry More allusions than I could follow and appreciate, but good stuff I d like to read his collection that won him a Pulitzer, Neon Vernacular New and Selected Poems.

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