No Sleep Till Brooklyn: New And Selected Poems
by Kevin Powell
Publication Date: Mar 10, 2008
List Price: $15.95
Format: Paperback, 112 pages
Imprint: Soft Skull Press
Publisher: Soft Skull Press
Parent Company: Soft Skull Press
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Written between 1989 and 2008, the poems in Kevin Powell’s powerful new collection encompass everything from his early role as a renowned slam poet (and original cast member of MTV’s Real World) to his current incarnation as a poet operating away from the scene. Within this rich tapestry of musings, confession, and introspection, Powell weaves issues like racism, black self-hatred, and gender violence with his own anguished revelations about sex, love, and misogyny. Sampling from the personal and the political, Powell reshapes them into a provocative soundtrack for the times.
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