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The gilded auction block : poems / Shane McCrae.

The gilded auction block : poems

McCrae, Shane, 1975- author. (Author).

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  • ISBN: 9780374162252
  • ISBN: 0374162255
  • Physical Description: 92 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Farrar Straus Giroux, 2019.

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The president visits the storm -- I fight him (Ann Parker) -- Everything I know about blackness I learned from Donald Trump -- Black Joe Arpaio -- Display food -- Sonnet for Desiree Fairooz prosecuted for laughing at Jeff Sessions' confirmation hearing -- We'll go no more a roving -- After Carrie Kinsey's letter to Theodore Roosevelt -- Purchase -- If you see something, say something -- The role of the negro in the works of art -- The brown horse Ariel -- After a photograph of a town house in the Lafayette Park residential district Detroit -- Awaiting the guns -- Guns will be guns -- Remembering my white grandmother who love me and hated everybody like me -- Forgiveness grief -- Hatred -- Seawhere -- Immigrants -- The hell poem -- The monster made of America dreams of America -- After the skinny repeal is voted down.
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In The Gilded Auction Block, the acclaimed poet Shane McCrae considers the present moment in America on its own terms as well as for what it says about the American project and Americans themselves. In the book's four sections, McCrae alternately responds directly to Donald Trump and contextualizes him historically and personally, exploding the illusions of freedom of both black and white Americans. A moving, incisive, and frightening exploration of both the legacy and the current state of white supremacy in this country, The Gilded Auction Block is a book about the present that reaches into the past and stretches toward the future.
Subject: American poetry > 21st century.
Poetry > 21st century.
Genre: Poetry.
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