Homie: Poems

Homie: Poems by Danez Smith 1644450100 9781644450109
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FINALIST FOR THE 2020 NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD FOR POETRY
FINALIST FOR THE 2021 NAACP IMAGE AWARD FOR POETRY

Danez Smith is our president

Homie is Danez Smiths magnificent anthem about the saving grace of friendship. Rooted in the loss of one of Smiths close friends, this book comes out of the search for joy and intimacy within a nation where both can seem scarce and getting scarcer. In poems of rare power and generosity, Smith acknowledges that in a country overrun by violence, xenophobia, and disparity, and in a body defined by race, queerness, and diagnosis, it can be hard to survive, even harder to remember reasons for living. But then the phone lights up, or a shout comes up to the window, and family--blood and chosen--arrives with just the right food and some redemption. Part friendship diary, part bright elegy, part war cry, Homie is the exuberant new book written for Danez and for Danezs friends and for you and for yours.

Author: Danez Smith

Language: English

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 96

Publisher: Graywolf Press

Publication Date: 2020-01-21


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