Flyleaf's Favorite Poetry 2019

Brute: Poems Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781555978358
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Published: Graywolf Press - April 2nd, 2019

Emily Skaja manipulates language into an earth-shattering force. A simultaneously ferocious and tender collection filled with unexpected yet beautiful imagery.


A Bound Woman Is a Dangerous Thing: The Incarceration of African American Women from Harriet Tubman to Sandra Bland Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781635572612
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - January 15th, 2019

Hill's poetry is a cry for justice, and honors black women who have been incarcerated an oppressed. Raw. Poignant. Necessary. Recommended especially for fans of Rankine's Citizen.
 


Invasive Species Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781937658939
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Published: Nightboat Books - January 8th, 2019

Invasive Species is a brilliant debut collection that challenges and dismantles borders, identities, and language.


Oculus: Poems Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781555978259
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Published: Graywolf Press - January 15th, 2019

Reading Oculus is like grasping an electrical current of language. Sally Wen Mao vivisects a past and future of spectacle and racism, teleporting her readers into a world of poetic futurism.


A Fortune for Your Disaster Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781947793439
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Published: Tin House Books - September 3rd, 2019

Reading A Fortune For Your Disaster is like being held by a lover while simultaneously getting punched in the stomach. Ferocious and tender, funny and pain-ridden, Hanif Abdurraqib has crafted an enthralling meditation on heartbreak, race, pop culture, and everything in between.


Tap Out: Poems Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781328518125
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Published: Mariner Books - March 5th, 2019

An achingly beautiful collection of prose poetry. These poems flow with a contained and directed ferocity, pulling the reader into breathtaking lyric essays where no word is superfluous.


Eyes Bottle Dark with a Mouthful of Flowers: Poems (National Poetry) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781571315205
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Published: Milkweed Editions - September 10th, 2019

A haunting and beautiful collection that explores homophobia, colonialism, and indigenous resilience.


Wade in the Water: Poems Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781555978365
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Published: Graywolf Press - March 26th, 2019

A breathtakingly gorgeous collection that demands to be read aloud—often and at great volume.