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The Golden Underground (African American Life)

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The Golden Underground takes its title from a section of Wallace Stevens's poem "Sunday Morning." Like "Sunday Morning," The Golden Underground offers a blend of the mythic and the religious as award-winning poet Anthony Butts records his search for meaning and understanding in everyday life. In this profound volume, Butts observes the relationships around him, including t ...more
Paperback, 47 pages
Published March 1st 2009 by Wayne State University Press
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Jul 07, 2010 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: poetry
This was one of 6 books I grabbed from the poetry section of Second Story in Dupont Circle on Friday, July 1, 2010. They all turned out as good reads, but then again, though I looked at them quickly, something about each made me pick each one. Whether it was where it was published and from where in the US the authors lived or were living. I insisted on reading American poetry over July 4th weekend.
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