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Poetry Online Discussion of Jericho Brown

Join us for a discussion of the poetry of Jericho Brown, who won the 2020 Pulitzer Prize in Poetry for The Tradition.

We hope to discuss some of the following poems:

"Bullet Points"
"Foreday in the Morning"
"The Tradition"
"Another Elegy ['This is what our dying looks like']"
"Another Elegy ['To believe in God is to love / What none can see']"
"Duplex ['The opposite of rape is understanding']"
"Duplex ['A poem is a gesture toward home']"
"Dear Dr. Frankenstein"
"Psalm 150"
"Prayer of the Backhanded"
"The Card Tables"

Please feel free to come even if you have not read these poems.

The Tradition is available as an e-book and a print book through the library.

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Saturday, August 8, 2020 at 11:00am to 12:30pm

Virtual Event
Event Type

Book Discussions, Poetry, Virtual Event, Summer Challenge

Age Group

Adults, Seniors

Compass Category

Programs For Adults

Event Publisher

Tracy Dimond - for Adults

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