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by Yusef Komunyakka

Download I Apologize for the Eyes in My Head (Wesleyan Poetry) ePub
  • ISBN 0819561487
  • ISBN13 978-0819561480
  • Language English
  • Author Yusef Komunyakka
  • Publisher Wesleyan University Press; F First Edition edition (November 1, 1986)
  • Pages 88
  • Formats lrf doc lrf rtf
  • Category Fiction
  • Subcategory Poetry
  • Size ePub 1496 kb
  • Size Fb2 1927 kb
  • Rating: 4.1
  • Votes: 994


Series: Wesleyan Poetry.

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Start by marking I Apologize for the Eyes in My Head as Want to Read . I started reading Komunyakaa's work with his translation on Gilgamesh. All his poetry collections have interesting titles such as this one, Chameleon Couch and Lost in the Bone Wheel Factory.

Start by marking I Apologize for the Eyes in My Head as Want to Read: Want to Read savin. ant to Read. This collection has a crap load of great lines as well as entire poetry stanzas.

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In his poetry, Yusef Komunyakaa weaves together personal narrative, jazz rhythms . I Apologize for the Eyes in My Head, Wesleyan University Press, 1986. Toys in a Field, Black River Press, 1986.

His next book I Apologize for the Eyes in My Head (1986) won the San Francisco Poetry Center Award; Dien Cai Dau (1988), a book that treated his experience in the Vietnam War in stark and personal terms, won the Dark Room Poetry Prize.

Yusef Komunyakaa - Poet Yusef Komunyakaa first received wide recognition following the 1984 .

Yusef Komunyakaa - Poet Yusef Komunyakaa first received wide recognition following the 1984 publication of Copacetic, a collection of poems built. He followed the book with two others: I Apologize for the Eyes in My Head (Wesleyan University Press, 1986), winner of the San Francisco Poetry Center Award; and Dien Cai Dau (Wesleyan University Press, 1988), which won The Dark Room Poetry Prize and has been cited by poets such as William Matthews and Robert Hass as being among the.

AbeBooks I Apologize for the Eyes in My Head takes the poet and his reader "from lost love in the city to loved ones and friends lost to the evils of slavery and Jim Crowism in the Deep.

I Apologize for the Eyes in My Head takes the poet and his reader "from lost love in the city to loved ones and friends lost to the evils of slavery and Jim Crowism in the Deep South," adds Jones.

I Apologize for the Eyes in My Head. Neon Vernacular received the Kingsley-Tufts award in poetry and the 1994 Pulitzer. Middletown, Connecticut, Wesleyan University Press, 1986. Thus, the poems of his second collection, I Apologize for the Eyes in My Head (1986), form a logical progression, following the great post-Civil War migration of African-Americans to the cities of the North. Komunyakaa chronicles the sad struggles of a people displaced and oppressed by those who fear the color of their skin and the economic competition they bring with them.

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Find sources: "Yusef Komunyakaa" – news · newspapers · books . He began to write poetry in 1973 and took the name Yusef Komunyakaa. I Apologize for the Eyes in My Head, Wesleyan University Press, 1986, ISBN 0-8195-5144-9.

Find sources: "Yusef Komunyakaa" – news · newspapers · books · scholar · JSTOR (October 2015) (Learn how and when to remove this template message). Yusef Komunyakaa (born April 29, 1941) is an American poet who teaches at New York University and is a member of the Fellowship of Southern Writers. in Writing from Colorado State University in 1978, and an . in Creative Writing from the University of California, Irvine in 1980.

Because Yusef Komunyakaa’s poetry is so rich in imagery, allusion . I Apologize for the Eyes in My Head continues this motif while adding new subjects and themes.

Because Yusef Komunyakaa’s poetry is so rich in imagery, allusion, metaphor, musical rhythms, and ironic twists, it possesses a freshness and a bittersweet bite whether the subject is the raw beauty of nature or the passions and follies of human nature. He has said that poetry does not work for him without surprises. Two early books, the first of Komunyakaa’s published by a major university press, introduce many of his subjects and techniques and were the first to win for him critical acclaim. Copacetic focuses primarily on memories of childhood and the persuasive influence of music.