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Hymn for the black terrific : poems

Hymn for the black terrific : poems

Author: Kiki Petrosino
Publisher: Louisville, Kentucky : Sarabande Books, [2013] ©2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : English : First editionView all editions and formats
"The book is in two sections, the first a focused collection of wildly inventive lyrics that take as launch pad such far flung subjects as allergenesis, the contents and significance of swamps, a revised notion of marriage, and ancestors--both actual and dreamed. The eponymous second section is a cogent series, or long poem, based on a persona named "the eater," who, along with the poems themselves, storms  Read more...

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Genre/Form: poetry
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kiki Petrosino
ISBN: 9781936747597 1936747596
OCLC Number: 812258748
Description: 59 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Oiseau rebelle --
Mulattress --
Turn back your head & there is the shore.
Other Titles: Poems.
Responsibility: Kiki Petrosino.


Kiki Petrosino's sophomore effort far exceeds our expectations with wildly inventive lyrics on marriage, eating, and ancestors both dreamed and  Read more...


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"Petrosino's second book after her well-received debut, Fort Red Border, begins with a lyrical rush. . . . Petrosino is a rising young poet whose work libraries will want to own for readers looking Read more...

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