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{#289-128}: Poems (University Press of Kentucky New Poetry & Prose) (Hardcover)

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"Forgive state poet #289-128 / for not scribbling illusions / of trickery as if timeless hell / could be captured by stanzas / alliteration or slant rhyme," remarks the speaker, Maryland Department of Corrections prisoner {#289-128}, early in this haunting collection. Three sections -- {#289-128} Property of the State, {#289-128} Poet-in-Residence (Cell 23), and {#289-128} Poet in New York -- frame the countless ways in which the narrator's body and life are socially and legally rendered by t.

About the Author

Randall Horton's past honors include the Bea Gonzalez Poetry Award, a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in Literature, and most recently a GLCA New Writers Award for Creative Nonfiction for Hook: A Memoir. The author of numerous books, he is a member of the experimental performance group Heroes Are Gang Leaders, which received the 2018 American Book Award in Oral Literature. He is associate professor of English at the University of New Haven and lives in Bloomfield, New Jersey.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780813180410
ISBN-10: 0813180414
Publisher: University Press of Kentucky
Publication Date: September 8th, 2020
Pages: 104
Language: English
Series: University Press of Kentucky New Poetry & Prose