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Silencer

Wicker, Marcus, author. Book - 2017 811.6 Wi, Adult Book / Nonfiction / Literary Arts / Plays & Poetry / Wicker, Marcus 9 On Shelf 1 request on 9 copies Community Rating: 5 out of 5

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Call Number: 811.6 Wi, Adult Book / Nonfiction / Literary Arts / Plays & Poetry / Wicker, Marcus
On Shelf At: Downtown Library, Malletts Creek Branch, Pittsfield Branch, Traverwood Branch, Westgate Branch

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"Welcome to Marcus Wicker's Midwest, where the muzzle is always on and where silence and daily microaggressions can chafe away at the faith of a young man grieved by images of gun violence and police brutality in twenty-first-century America. Precisely contradictory, bittersweet, witty, and heartbreaking, Silencer is where the political and the personal collide. Driven by the sounds of hip-hop and reimagined forms and structures, Wicker's explosive second bookis composed of poems at war with themselves, verses in which the poet questions his own faith in God, in hope, in the American Dream, and in himself. Pushing our ideas of traditions and expectations, these poems and queries work in concert towards creating a new dialectic"-- Provided by publisher.

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Beautiful poetry that resonates for so many reasons submitted by strawderc on June 21, 2018, 6:13pm Wicker's (originally from Ann Arbor) work is important for so many reasons, including his frank and open talk of race, of culture, of politics, and of institutions. This is a gross oversimplification of this work and its depth. I couldn't put this book down. Check out his website for notes and supplementary information: http://marcuswicker.com/notes.html.

Beautiful and Emotional submitted by dntanzer on August 31, 2018, 3:15pm This is an excellent poetry collection that touches on a lot of serious and emotional subjects with gorgeous writing.

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PUBLISHED
Boston : Mariner Books, 2017.
Year Published: 2017
Description: 73 pages ; 23 cm.
Language: English
Format: Book

ISBN/STANDARD NUMBER
9781328715548
132871554X