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Revising the Storm (A. Poulin, Jr. New Poets of America), Davis, Geffrey
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Author Name:    Davis, Geffrey

Title:   Revising the Storm (A. Poulin, Jr. New Poets of America)

Binding:   PAPERBACK

Book Condition:   New

Publisher:    BOA Editions Ltd. 

ISBN Number:   1938160282 / 9781938160288

Seller ID:   ING9781938160288

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This debut collection by Cave Canem fellow Geffrey Davis burrows under the surface of gender, addiction, recovery, clumsy love, bitterness, and faith. The tones explored--tender, comic, wry, tragic--interrogate male subjectivity and privilege, as they examine their "embarrassed desires" for familial connection, sexual love, compassion, and repair. "Revising the Storm" also speaks to the sons and daughters affected by the drug/crack epidemic of the '80s and addresses issues of masculinity and its importance in family."

Some nights I hear my father's long romance
with drugs echoed in the skeletal choir

of crickets."

Geffrey Davis teaches at Penn State University.



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