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Inclou aquests noms: Terrence Hayes, Terrance Hayes

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The Best American Poetry 2005 (2005) — Col·laborador — 177 exemplars
African American Poetry: 250 Years of Struggle and Song (2020) — Col·laborador — 176 exemplars
The Best American Poetry 2009 (2009) — Col·laborador — 134 exemplars
The Best American Poetry 2010 (2010) — Col·laborador — 121 exemplars
Black Nature: Four Centuries of African American Nature Poetry (2009) — Col·laborador — 115 exemplars
The Best American Poetry 2016 (2016) — Col·laborador — 103 exemplars
The 100 Best African American Poems (2010) — Col·laborador — 97 exemplars
The Best American Poetry 2015 (2015) — Col·laborador — 97 exemplars
The Best American Poetry 2017 (2017) — Col·laborador — 96 exemplars
Legitimate Dangers: American Poets of the New Century (2006) — Col·laborador — 88 exemplars
The Best American Poetry 2011 (2011) — Col·laborador — 86 exemplars
USA Noir: Best of the Akashic Noir Series (2013) — Col·laborador — 85 exemplars
The Best American Poetry 2012 (2012) — Col·laborador — 84 exemplars
The Best American Poetry 2013 (2013) — Col·laborador — 83 exemplars
The Best American Poetry 2018 (2018) — Col·laborador — 79 exemplars
Jacob Lawrence: The Migration Series (2015) — Col·laborador — 75 exemplars
Pittsburgh Noir (2011) — Col·laborador — 65 exemplars
The Hungry Ear: Poems of Food and Drink (2012) — Col·laborador — 63 exemplars
The Best American Poetry 2019 (2019) — Col·laborador — 57 exemplars
Of Poetry and Protest: From Emmett Till to Trayvon Martin (2016) — Col·laborador — 56 exemplars
The Best American Poetry 2021 (2021) — Col·laborador — 48 exemplars
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2011 Pushcart Prize XXXV: Best of the Small Presses (2010) — Col·laborador — 39 exemplars
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This Is the Honey: An Anthology of Contemporary Black Poets (2024) — Col·laborador — 28 exemplars
The Kiss: Intimacies from Writers (2018) — Col·laborador — 23 exemplars
The Best American Poetry 2023 (The Best American Poetry series) (2023) — Col·laborador — 20 exemplars
Beyond the Frontier: African American Poetry for the 21st Century (2002) — Col·laborador — 17 exemplars
Furious Flower: Seeding the Future of African American Poetry (2019) — Col·laborador — 14 exemplars
Bearden's Odyssey: Poets Respond to the Art of Romare Bearden (2017) — Col·laborador — 11 exemplars
Poetry Magazine Vol. 205 No. 3, December 2014 (2014) — Col·laborador — 6 exemplars


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Hayes is undoubtedly a skilled poet, arguably one of the US' best current living poets. Many of these poems flow with a naturalness and energetic wordplay that should be envied. His voice comes through as both artful and purposeful, and the rhythm in these poems speak of an intuition about language and its power that many poets will just never possess.

But where these poems fail me is how they often feel that they are retained in the same overly careful mental space, which gives the collection the feeling that there is an unused potency in these poems that is being kept caged and inert. Every time I read the title "American Sonnet for My Past and Future Assassin" it had this sense of being reset, of going back to a starting place, with a kind of anticipation of what would come next, which grew over the repetitions of that increasingly familiar refrain. I found that a bit exciting with its potential, but overall, as a collection, a feeling of slight inhibition come over me as I progressed through those "resets," as if Hayes was trying too hard to not have one poem be more engaging or stand out more than the one prior or following it. Hayes' powerful voice over the course of these poems became more like a museum guide who needs to maintain a steady pace through the museum, not letting the group linger too long at any one exhibit, and I'm not sure Hayes' gift for luscious wordplay and intense emotional response that invite the reader to engage his poetry more deeply is best served by that carefulness.… (més)
CJdeBoix | Hi ha 5 ressenyes més | Oct 4, 2023 |
Quite good. I suffered most from my own ignorance. I'm not familiar enough with a lot of the references to really get the fullness of the work, and the ones I did get made me understand what I was missing. Good inspiration to explore more sources.
Kiramke | Jun 27, 2023 |
A deeply moving and disturbing collection of poems from the perspective of post-2016 election. These poems examine race, America, manhood and the political climate after Trump’s inauguration.

I'm not gonna pretend that I *got* all the references. I'm not well-versed in poetry and find the genre very abstract. This was a collection that challenged me in a way that encouraged me to slow down and reflect. This was bleak at times but poignant and a wonderful collection with plenty of reread value.… (més)
MC_Rolon | Hi ha 5 ressenyes més | Jun 15, 2022 |
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chrisvia | Hi ha 5 ressenyes més | Apr 29, 2021 |



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