By Terrance Hayes
The 3rd choice of poetry from the writer of Lighthead, winner of the 2010 nationwide publication Award
Terrance Hayes is a sublime and adventurous author with disarming humor, grace, tenderness, and incredible turns of word. he's a great deal drawn to what it ability to be an artist and a black guy. In his first assortment, Muscular Music, he took the reader via a dwelling library of cultural icons, from Shaft and fats Albert to John Coltrane and Miles Davis. His moment assortment, Hip good judgment, endured those explorations of pop culture, fatherhood, cultural background, and loss. Wind in a Box, Hayes’s resonant new assortment, maintains his curiosity in how traditions (of poetry and tradition alike) will be at the same time upended and embraced. The fight for freedom (the wind) inside containment (the field) is the unifying motif as Hayes explores how identification is formed by way of race, history, and spirituality. This new e-book monitors not just what the Los Angeles Times calls the variety of a "bold virtuoso," but in addition the resourceful fervor of a poet in love with poetry.