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One Girl Babylon

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Poetry. African-American Studies. "This versatile poet blinks at nothing under thestars. Speaking and singing in the many voices and key signatures of poetry, our primal human language, Kocher shines and sheds visible and audiblelight" - Al Young
Paperback, 73 pages
Published January 1st 2003 by Partners Publishers Group
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Lauren
Dec 21, 2010 Lauren rated it it was ok
Ruth Ellen Kocher’s collection of poetry One Girl Babylon is a collection of cleverly organized, world-weary poems. It was tiring to read through, and I’d almost give up, but then there would be a shining moment of image and metaphor, and I’d keep reading. I think this technique was purposeful, as Kocher uses a lot of religious language and imagery, and I think she was trying to get me to see the tedium of our world and the hope of heaven and writing. Unfortunately, while reading, instead of ...more
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