Body's Question Poems

ISBN-10: 1555973914

ISBN-13: 9781555973919

Edition: 2003

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Winner of the 2002 Cave Canem Poetry Prize, The Body's Question debuts Tracy K. Smith's ambitious and engaging new voice You are pure appetite. I am pure Appetite. You are a phantom In that far-off city where daylight Climbs cathedral walls, stone by stolen stone. --from "Self-Portrait as the Letter Y" The Body's Question by Tracy K. Smith received the 2002 Cave Canem Poetry Prize for the best first book by an African-American poet, selected by Kevin Young. Confronting loss, historical intersections with race and family, and the threshold between childhood and adulthood, Smith gathers courage and direction from the many disparate selves encountered in these poems, until, as she writes, "I was anyone I wanted to be."
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List price: $16.00
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Graywolf Press
Publication date: 10/1/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 90
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.572
Language: English

Tracy K. Smithis the author of two previous poetry collections:Duende, winner of the James Laughlin Award, andThe Body’s Question, winner of the Cave Canem Poetry Prize. She teaches at Princeton University and lives in Brooklyn, New York.

Introduction
Something Like Dying, Maybe
Serenade
Thirst
Nina Fantasma
Brief Touristic Account
Gospel: Manuel
Gospel: Miguel (el Lobito)
Gospel: Luis
Gospel: Juan
Gospel: Alejandro (el Monstruo)
Gospel: Jesus
Drought
Betty Blue
Mangoes
Appetite
A Hunger So Honed
Credulity
Five Dreams of Offspring
Wintering
Joy
Self-Portrait As the Letter Y
Fire Escape Fantasy
Night Letters
What Fear Is
Night
Studio
Bright
The Machinery of Evening
Dominion over the Beasts of the Earth
Shadow Poem
Prayer
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