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Autogeography: Poems Reginald Harris

Autogeography: Poems

Reginald Harris

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ISBN : 9780810129153
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84 pages
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Winner of the Cave Canem Northwestern University Press Poetry PrizeIn his second collection of poetry, Reginald Harris traverses real and imagined landscapes, searching for answers to the question “What are you?” From Baltimore to Havana, AtlanticMoreWinner of the Cave Canem Northwestern University Press Poetry PrizeIn his second collection of poetry, Reginald Harris traverses real and imagined landscapes, searching for answers to the question “What are you?” From Baltimore to Havana, Atlantic City to Alabama—and from the broad memories of childhood to the very specific moment of Marvin Gaye singing at the 1983 NBA All-Star Game shortly before his death—this is a travel diary of internal and external jour­neys exploring issues of race and sexuality. The poet trav­eler falls into and out of love and lust, sometimes coupled, sometimes alone. Autogeography tracks how who you are changes depending on where you are- how where you are and where you’ve been determine who you are and where you might be headed.