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Warhorses Hardcover ´ Warhorses PDF/EPUB Ð warhorses book, Warhorses Warhorses Epub This Powerful New Collection Of Yusef Komunyakaa S Poetry Delves Into An Age Of War And Conflict, Both Global And Internal, Racial And Sexual Sweetheart, Was I Talking War In My Sleep Again He Asks, And The Question Is Hardly Moot Sometimes I Hold You Like Achilles Shield, And Indeed All Relationships, In This Telling, Are Sites Of Violence And Battle His Line Is Longer And Looser Than In Taboo And Talking Dirty To The Gods, And In Long Poems Like The Autobiography Of My Alter Ego He Sounds Almost Breathless, An Exhausted, Desperate Prophet Warhorses Is The Stunning Work Of A Pulitzer Prize Winning Poet Who Never Ceases To Challenge And Delight His Readers.


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  1. Cheryl Cheryl says:

    Hardcover ´ Warhorses PDF/EPUB Ð warhorses book, Warhorses Warhorses Epub War broken torn downto nothingbut stripped muscles tendons, to dreams of the pastshe was now at easeIf you ve read my Goodreads posts you know that I am a big fan of Komunyakaa s elucidation of war through verse I ve tried to distill the heights to which his arrangement of words have taken me during much need reading escapes Dien Cai Dau review and Neon Vernacular New and Selected Poems review War broken torn downto nothingbut stripped muscles tendons, to dreams of the pastshe was now at easeIf you ve read my Goodreads posts you know that I am a big fan of Komunyakaa s elucidation of war through verse I ve tried to distill the heights to which his arrangement of words have taken me during much need reading escapes Dien Cai Dau review and Neon Vernacular New and Selected Poems review My hope is to make my way, slowly, through his twelve orbooks This one I found deliciously all


  2. Tristan Tristan says:

    Hardcover ´ Warhorses PDF/EPUB Ð warhorses book, Warhorses Warhorses EpubThis is a difficult book It isn t difficult in the way of Eliot, or Pound, or any of those poets whose work is oblique and twisted and confusing, no, it is just hard to keep reading as Komunyakaa lays out the horrors of war in poem after poem, culminating in a forty page long poem of war and the experience of war and the effects of having killed, even if you were just following orders as so many soldiers are, when the Alter Ego of that final poems says Forgive my father s larcenous tongu This is a difficult book It isn t difficult in the way of Eliot, or Pound, or any of those poets whose work is oblique and twisted and confusing, no, it is just hard to keep reading as Komunyakaa lays out the horrors of war in poem after poem, culminating in a forty page long poem of war and the experience of war and the effects of having killed, even if you were just following orders as so many soldiers are, when the Alter Ego of that final poem


  3. Ann Keller Ann Keller says:

    Hardcover ´ Warhorses PDF/EPUB Ð warhorses book, Warhorses Warhorses EpubPulitzer Prize winning poet, Yusef Komunyakaa, does not disappoint This riveting and emotional collection of poems dealing with the horror and destruction of war is incredibly moving The images Mr Komunyakaa describes plunge the reader into the midst of the conflict Backpedaling in terror, I found myself wanting to set this book aside, but


  4. Rick Rick says:

    Hardcover ´ Warhorses PDF/EPUB Ð warhorses book, Warhorses Warhorses EpubPoems in three sections Love in the Time of War, Heavy Metal, and Autobiography of My Alter Ego, Warhorses looks at the myth and reality of war, mixing literature and history, politics and race, personal experience and current events, to present a searing


  5. Lisa Lisa says:

    Hardcover ´ Warhorses PDF/EPUB Ð warhorses book, Warhorses Warhorses EpubWarhorses is an appropriate name for this book there s a war on nearly every page Vietnam, Iraq, Afghanistan, the Sudan, Troy, etc Man s inhumanity against man is Komunyakaa s subject, and at times, the stock words meant to call forth emotion fall a little flat blood, bodies, cries, we ve heard all these before B...


  6. Brian Brian says:

    Hardcover ´ Warhorses PDF/EPUB Ð warhorses book, Warhorses Warhorses EpubI had previously read a collection of previous Komunyakaa poems Pleasure Dome without knowing anything about the poet Because of that, and the name, I read his work as if he were a contemporary African poet writing in English With this new collection, I decided to do a bit of searching, and found his biography including the fact that he was born James Willie Brown Jr in Louisiana, served in Viet Nam, and later recovered the name of his ancestors great grandparents who stowed away on a s I had previously read a collection of previous Komunyakaa poems Pleasure Dome without k...


  7. Erika Schoeps Erika Schoeps says:

    Hardcover ´ Warhorses PDF/EPUB Ð warhorses book, Warhorses Warhorses EpubPersonal yet encompassing, Komunyakaa speaks of love, war, music, racism, and the intersections between Some endings are hopeful, some are desolate Komunyakaa is shifting, complicated, striking, and sure to make you uncomfortable Warhorses is mostly calm, elegant, and composed Well timed, sharp bursts of anger and profani


  8. Joan Colby Joan Colby says:

    Hardcover ´ Warhorses PDF/EPUB Ð warhorses book, Warhorses Warhorses EpubMagnificent anti war poems The first section covers the history of warfare from medieval times to the present The title poem whose concept is self evident is marvelous Another winner is Surge The last section titled Autobiography of My Alter Eg...


  9. ben adam ben adam says:

    Hardcover ´ Warhorses PDF/EPUB Ð warhorses book, Warhorses Warhorses EpubThis is poetry at its absolute finest.Equal parts personal, historical, political, topical, and beautiful, I highly recommend this book to anyone who thinks poetry is boring or uninteresting or confusing This is where it s at


  10. Jennifer Jennifer says:

    Hardcover ´ Warhorses PDF/EPUB Ð warhorses book, Warhorses Warhorses EpubBought this book after attending his poetry reading along with Jorie Graham Very pleasantly surprised, as I ve never read his poetry in depth before, and the imagery and syntax here just blend together seamlessly.


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