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How to Be Drawn (Penguin Poets)

How to Be Drawn (Penguin Poets)

  • Title: How to Be Drawn (Penguin Poets)
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  • Language : English
  • Page : 112 pages


A dazzling new collection of poetry by Terrance Hayes, the National Book Award winning author of LightheadIn How to Be Drawn, his daring fifth collection, Terrance Hayes explores how we see and are seen While many of these poems bear the clearest imprint yet of Hayes s background as a visual artist, they do not strive to describe art so much as inhabit it Thus, one poem A dazzling new collection of poetry by Terrance Hayes, the National Book Award winning author of LightheadIn How to Be Drawn, his daring fifth collection, Terrance Hayes explores how we see and are seen While many of these poems bear the clearest imprint yet of Hayes s background as a visual artist, they do not strive to describe art so much as inhabit it Thus, one poem contemplates theprinciple of blind contour drawing while others are inspired by maps, graphs, and assorted artists The formal and emotional versatilities that distinguish Hayes s award winning poetry are unified by existential focus Simultaneously complex and transparent, urgent and composed, How to Be Drawn is a mesmerizing achievement


Author Terrance Hayes

Terrance Hayes is the author of four books of poetry, including Lighthead Penguin, 2010 , which won the National Book Award for Poetry Wind in a Box 2006 Hip Logic 2002 , which won the 2001 National Poetry Series and was a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Award and Muscular Music 1999 , winner of the Kate Tufts Discovery Award.He is an Associate Professor of creative writing at Carn




How to Be Drawn (Penguin Poets) Reviews (31)

  • What can I say Just awesome Love Hayes approach to writing poetry He brings everything and everybody into his poetry He has a lot to say if you take the time to read, reread, understand and then reread I swear you ll understand and find things with each reading This is his fifth collection of poetr [..]

  • Hello, sliding chairs Hello, vicious whispering shadows.I m a reasonable man, but I want to be as inexplicableas something hanging a dozen feet in the air. I ve been reading this in pieces, bite sized moments taken in mornings and twilights when no one is around to interrupt the flow and spr [..]

  • I don t know how to talk about poetry but this is a powerful book Lots of clever wordplay in many of the poems When Hayes engages with popular culture he does it so well Really enjoyed this. [..]

  • People who say don t live in the pastDon t have a real sense of the past, would you agree with that The first three or four poems in this collection were love at first sight Hayes is almost the stylistic opposite of the last poet I read, Claudia Rankine, whose unadorned, matter of fact delive [..]

  • I read this because it was longlisted for the National Book Award in poetry in 2015 Terrance Hayes is a South Carolinian by birth and his last volume won the NBA in 2010 That may have been the first year I read the poetry nominees Terrance is also a visual artist, and so there is some art going on i [..]

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