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The drowning boy's guide to water

Author: Cameron Barnett
Publisher: Pittsburgh : Autumn House Press, [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Cameron Barnetts poetry collection, The Drowning Boys Guide to Water (winner of the 2017 Rising Writer Contest), explores the complexity of race and the body for a black man in todays America."--Amazon
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Genre/Form: Poetry
poetry
Poésie
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cameron Barnett
ISBN: 9781938769269 1938769260
OCLC Number: 1000594618
Awards: Finalist for the 49th NAACP Image Awards.
Winner of the 2017 Rising Writer Contest.
Description: 95 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: I --
When the Mute Swans Return 11 --
Nonbinding Legislation, or a Resolution 12 --
To the Octopus 14 --
Purple Ruckle 16 --
Stack 18 --
Stepping into Your Mouth 19 --
Country Grammar 20 --
True Facts About Water 22 --
Letter to Sandy 25 --
Nigger 27 --
Cygnus 29 --
Bottle 30 --
Drowning Boy's Guide to Water 32 --
Skin Theory 34 --
Crepe Sole Shoes 36 --
Iron Angel 40 --
Oceans Are the Smallest Things 42 --
Supernova 44 --
Theater of America 46 --
II --
From The Bones We Lose 48 --
III --
Black Boy's Guide to Blackness 56 --
Memoir of a Plagiarist 57 --
Smoke 58 --
Between Skin 60 --
Redwoods in the Hood 61 --
Emmett Till Haunts the Library in Money, MS 64 --
No Flex Zone 65 --
Muriatic 67 --
Bishop on a Slant 69 --
Fresh Prince 72 --
Eulogy for the Confederate Battle Flag 75 --
Post-Racial America: A Pop Quiz 76 --
Reunion 79 --
Baby 80 --
Solemn Pittsburgh Aubade 81 --
How to Heal a Boy's Fever 83 --
Firefly 84 --
Black Locusts 85 --
If a bag of silver coins and a bag of bullets sound the same 86 --
An Honest Prayer 88.
Other Titles: Poems.
Responsibility: Cameron Barnett.

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