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Author: Terrance Hayes
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 2010.
Series: Penguin poets.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The fourth collection by the author portrays the light-headedness of a mind trying to pull against gravity and time. It sets what it means to be "light longing for lightness" against what it means to "burn with all the humanity fire strips away." Hayes navigates melancholy, irreverence, and the sublime.--Publisher information.
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Poetry genre
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Terrance Hayes
ISBN: 9780143116967 0143116967
OCLC Number: 430052053
Awards: 2010 National Book Award for Poetry
Description: ix, 95 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Lighthead's guide to the galaxy --
All the way live --
The golden shovel --
Shakur --
The last train to Africa --
New folk --
A plate of bones --
The shepherd --
Hide --
For brothers of the dragon --
Three measures of time --
The avocado --
A house in not a home --
Carp poem --
The elegant tongue --
Mystic bounce --
Anchor head --
A form of sexual healing --
Twenty measures of chitchat --
Nothing --
God is an American --
Lighthead's guide to addiction --
Liner notes for an imaginary playlist --
Satchmo returns to New Orleans --
Fish head for Katrina --
Snow for Wallace Stevens --
Tankhead --
Twenty-six imaginary t-shirts --
Music to interrogate by --
The mustache --
Coffin for head of state --
Bullethead for Earthell --
Support the troops! --
Whatever happened to the fine young cannibals? --
Imaginary wedding song --
Lighthead's guide to parenting --
Ghazal-head --
I am a bird now --
Cocktails with Orpheus --
Arbor for Butch --
Mule hour --
Airhead.
Series Title: Penguin poets.
Responsibility: Terrance Hayes.

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The fourth collection by the author portrays the light-headedness of a mind trying to pull against gravity and time. It sets what it means to be "light longing for lightness" against what it means to "burn with all the humanity fire strips away." Hayes navigates melancholy, irreverence, and the sublime.--Publisher information.

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