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Stunning, highly original poems that celebrate the richness of the author's multicultural tradition, Teeth explores loves, wars, wild hope, defiance, and the spirit of creativity in a daring use of language and syntax. Behind this language one senses a powerful, inventive woman who is not afraid to tackle any subject, including rape, genocide, and love, always sustained by an optimistic voice, assuring us that in the end justice will triumph and love will persevere.

LOVE,

you be the reason why

we swagger & jive,

lift the guitar, & pick up the axe.

when it is i tilt my hat to the side,

wearing colors & perfumes, it's cause, love,

you did it to me. oh,

you do sure turn my tongue to fiddle,

& make the salt taste sweet. man,

i don't need a rooster, or peacock even,

to help me spend my time, nope,

just you, love, right & solid as

a line.

About the Author

Aracelis Girmay, raised in southern California, is the inheritor of Eritrean, Puerto Rican, and African American traditions. A writer of poetry, essays, and fiction, her poems have appeared in numerous journals and magazines. She leads community workshops in New York and California.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781931896368
Author:
Girmay, Aracelis
Publisher:
Curbstone Press
Introduction:
Espada, Martin
Foreword by:
Espada, Martin
Foreword:
Espada, Martin
Author:
Espada, Martin
Author:
Espada, Martn
Subject:
General
Subject:
General Poetry
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
Poetry-A to Z
Subject:
Single Author / American
Edition Description:
Paperback
Publication Date:
20070631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
130
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.5 in

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Stunning, highly original poems that celebrate the richness of the author's multicultural tradition, Teeth explores loves, wars, wild hope, defiance, and the spirit of creativity in a daring use of language and syntax. Behind this language one senses a powerful, inventive woman who is not afraid to tackle any subject, including rape, genocide, and love, always sustained by an optimistic voice, assuring us that in the end justice will triumph and love will persevere.

LOVE,

you be the reason why

we swagger & jive,

lift the guitar, & pick up the axe.

when it is i tilt my hat to the side,

wearing colors & perfumes, it's cause, love,

you did it to me. oh,

you do sure turn my tongue to fiddle,

& make the salt taste sweet. man,

i don't need a rooster, or peacock even,

to help me spend my time, nope,

just you, love, right & solid as

a line.

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