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Love Childs Hotbed of Occasional PoetryLove Child’s Hotbed of Occasional Poetry is a twenty first century paean to the sterling love songs humming throughout four hundred years of black American life National Book Award winner Nikky Finney’s fifth collection contains lighthouse poems narrative hotbeds and treasured artifacts copper coins struck from a new matrix for poetry one that testifies. I received an advanced reader copy of this book to read in exchange for an honest review via netgalleyThis book includes both poetry and prose It feels like a memoir and it's interesting that the author added various pictures throughout the book However I felt lost while reading it and it didn't really appeal to me The author's writing is good but I did found myself pushing through the book in order to finish it Rating 35 stars

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Father’s handwritten notes shadows the collection like a ghost while the treasured not for sale interiority of a black girl’s fountainhead takes over every page “One yellaw gal with an all black tongue has gone missing” Finney has composed a new black spiritual and one of the great voices of our time again stamps her singular sound into the new day ?. This collection of stunning poems artifacts is in a category all by itself and best enjoyed slowly in order to fully savor its incredible scope and music Poems narratives artifacts alternate in a loosely woven tapestry paying homage remembering and chronicling personal as well as historic events I wish all history were recounted like that

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Love Childs Hotbed of Occasional Poetry Read & Download Þ 7 ✓ Love Child’s Hotbed of Occasional Poetry is a twenty first century paean to the sterling love songs humming throughout four hundred years of black American life National Book Award winner Nikky Finney’s fifth collection contains lighthouse poems narrativeFrom the witness stand and punctuates the occasional lyric within a new language of “docu poetry”   The ancestors arise and fly and the black female body is the “insurgent sensualist” hunted but fighting to live and love in the ways it wants and knows best “I loved being a black girl but had not yet learned to play dead ”   The tenderness of a. From the beautiful dedication to her Uncle Bobby—“with one peach orchard blooming mind ablaze always ablaze”—to each and every carefully placed artifact this book is a dangerous thing It might make you wonder how to define it but if you trust in your ear and read it like a book of poetry you’ll hear the music and feel the heft of its magnificent pull Sit with this book give it a chance to breathe see the magical mind at play and allow it to lead you—unit by metrical unit—through what will surely be a groundbreaking masterpiece