There Are More Beautiful Things Than Beyonce

By | January 29, 2018
There Are More Beautiful Things Than Beyonce Author Morgan Parker
ISBN-10 1941040535
ISBN-13 9781941040539
Year 2017-02-14
Pages 80
Language English
Publisher Tin House Books
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Publishers Weekly s Ten Best Poetry Collections of SpringA Most Anticipated book at NPR org Buzzfeed NYLON and Bustle This is a marvelous book See for yourself Morgan Parker is a fearlessly forward and forward thinking literary star Terrance Hayes The only thing more beautiful than Beyonc is God and God is a black woman sipping ros and drawing a lavender bath texting her mom belly laughing in the therapists office feeling unloved being on display daring to survive Morgan Parker stands at the intersections of vulnerability and performance of desire and disgust of tragedy and excellence Unrelentingly feminist tender ruthless and sequined these poems are an altar to the complexities of black American womanhood in an age of non indictments and deja vu and a time of wars over bodies and power These poems celebrate and mourn They are a chorus chanting Youre gonna give us the love we need

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