x

Our Privacy Policy has changed. By using this site, you agree to the Privacy Policy.

Maverick Room Poems

ISBN-10: 1555974147
ISBN-13: 9781555974145
Edition: 2005
List price: $15.00 Buy it from $3.00
30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee

If an item you ordered from TextbookRush does not meet your expectations due to an error on our part, simply fill out a return request and then return it by mail within 30 days of ordering it for a full refund of item cost.

Learn more about our returns policy

Description: With its defiance for any one tradition or voice, Thomas Sayers Ellis’s debut becomes a powerful argument against monotony A dream. A democracy. A savage liberty. And yet another anthem and yet another heaven and yet another party wants you.   More...

Used Starting from $9.87
New Starting from $15.20
what's this?
Rush Rewards U
Members Receive:
coins
coins
You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!
You could win $10,000

Get an entry for every item you buy, rent, or sell.

Study Briefs

Limited time offer: Get the first one free! (?)

All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.

Add to cart
Study Briefs
Psychology Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
History of Western Art Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
Italian Grammar Online content $4.95 $1.99

Customers also bought

Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading

Book details

List price: $15.00
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Graywolf Press
Publication date: 1/1/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 120
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.440
Language: English

With its defiance for any one tradition or voice, Thomas Sayers Ellis’s debut becomes a powerful argument against monotony A dream. A democracy. A savage liberty. And yet another anthem and yet another heaven and yet another party wants you. Wants you wants you wants you. —from “Groovallegiance” In one poem, Thomas Sayers Ellis prognosticates, “Pretty soon, the Age of the Talk Show / Will slip on a peel left in the avant- gutter.” The result is The Maverick Room, the testing ground of determination and serendipity, where call-and-response becomes Steinian echo becomes Post-Soul percussive pleasure becomes a bootlegged recording hustled out of a D.C. go-go club.

Thomas Sayers Ellisis a poet and photographer. He is the author of a previous poetry book,The Maverick Room, and teaches at Sarah Lawrence College and in the low-residency program at Lesley University. He lives in Brooklyn.

Starchild
Marcus Garvey vitamins
A Baptist beat
The roll call
A pack of cigarettes
Sticks
Nicknames
That fuss was us
Zapruder
Barracuda
Slow fade to black
Sir Nose D'VoidoFunk
Spellbound
Glory
Undressing Mr. Wiggles
My autopsy
The break of dawn
Cowbell
Giant steps
On display
Take me out to the go-go
The Moonlite Inn
Block party
Tapes
Shooting back
Stalking another man's hands
A kiss in the dark
Photograph of Dr. Funkenstein
View-master
Bright moments
A psychoalphadiscobetabioaquadoloop
Fatal April
A dope dog with serious eyes versus the thumpasorus peoples (the thumps bump) b/w brand-new brand name
Tambourine Tommy
Atomic bride
View of the Library of Congress from Paul Laurence Dunbar High School
Practice
My own - stones
T.A.P.O.A.F.O.M.
All their stanzas look alike
Groovallegiance
The dollar signs of autumn

×
Free shipping on orders over $35*

*A minimum purchase of $35 is required. Shipping is provided via FedEx SmartPost® and FedEx Express Saver®. Average delivery time is 1 – 5 business days, but is not guaranteed in that timeframe. Also allow 1 - 2 days for processing. Free shipping is eligible only in the continental United States and excludes Hawaii, Alaska and Puerto Rico. FedEx service marks used by permission."Marketplace" orders are not eligible for free or discounted shipping.

Learn more about the TextbookRush Marketplace.

×