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I can't talk about the trees without the blood

Author: Tiana Clark
Publisher: Pittsburgh, Pa. : University of Pittsburgh Press, ©2018 [2018]
Series: Pitt poetry series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"For poet Tiana Clark, trees will never be just trees. They will also and always be a row of gallows from which Black bodies once swung. This is an image that she cannot escape, but one that she has learned to lean into as she delves into personal and public histories, explicating memories and muses around race, elegy, family, and faith by making and breaking forms as well as probing mythology, literary history, her  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tiana Clark
ISBN: 9780822965589 0822965585
OCLC Number: 1032021250
Awards: Agnes Lynch Starrett Poetry Prize
Description: xv, 112 pages ; 22 cm.
Series Title: Pitt poetry series.
Other Titles: Poems.
I cannot talk about the trees without the blood
Responsibility: Tiana Clark.

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Winner of the 2017 Agnes Lynch Starrett Poetry Prize. "For me, trees will never be just trees. They will also and always be a row of gallows from which Black bodies once swung. This is an image that  Read more...

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"Clark bridges a Tennessee landscape's past and present in her stellar debut, evincing a potent mix of history, injury, and divided identity." --Publishers Weekly, starred review "It's in this Read more...

 
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