American Sonnets for My Past and Future Assassin (Penguin Poets)

by Terrance Hayes

Paperback, 2018

Call number

811 HAY

Collection

Genres

Publication

Penguin Books (2018), 112 pages

Description

"A powerful, timely, dazzling collection of sonnets from one of America's most acclaimed poets, Terrance Hayes, the National Book Award winning author of Lighthead In seventy poems bearing the same title, Terrance Hayes explores the meanings of American, of assassin, and of love in the sonnet form. Written during the first two hundred days of the Trump presidency, these poems are haunted by the country's past and future eras and errors, its dreams and nightmares. Inventive, compassionate, hilarious, melancholy, and bewildered--the wonders of this new collection are irreducible and stunning"--"In seventy poems bearing the same title, Terrance Hayes explores the meanings of American, of assassin, and of love in the sonnet form. These poems are haunted by the country's past and future eras and errors, its dreams and nightmares"--… (more)

Pages

112

ISBN

0143133187 / 9780143133186
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