[PDF] Download Õ African Sleeping Sickness: Stories & Poems | by ↠ Wanda Coleman

By Wanda Coleman | Comments: ( 773 ) | Date: ( Nov 19, 2019 )

Coleman is one of the decade s most moral poets, showing us in feverishly focused first and third person dramatic monologues the grim life of L.A s streets It s impossible to paraphrase her colloquial, dynamic style where I live the little gangsters diddy bop through and pick up young bitches and flirt with old ones, looking to snatch somebody s purse or find thColeman is one of the decade s most moral poets, showing us in feverishly focused first and third person dramatic monologues the grim life of L.A s streets It s impossible to paraphrase her colloquial, dynamic style where I live the little gangsters diddy bop through and pick up young bitches and flirt with old ones, looking to snatch somebody s purse or find their way into somebody s snatch cause mama don t want them at home and papa is a figment and them farms them farms them farms they call schools, and mudflapped bushy headed entities swoop the avenue seeking death it s the only thrill left where I live Understanding does not mean, to Coleman, mild forgiveness, it means hot rage against those of any color who prey on others in pain Contextualizing murder, rape, poverty, addiction showing us their human faces gives Coleman a shattered heart, makes her feel thrown heart first into this ruin, but the experience transforms the reader Pat Monaghan, Booklist


  • Title: African Sleeping Sickness: Stories & Poems
  • Author: Wanda Coleman
  • ISBN: 9780876858134
  • Page: 288
  • Format: None

About Author:

Wanda Coleman

Coleman was born Wanda Evans, and grew up in the Watts neighborhood of Los Angeles during the 1960s She received fellowships from the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation, The NEA, and the California Arts Council in fiction and in poetry She was the first C.O.L.A literary fellow Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs, 2003 Her numerous honors included an Emmy in Daytime Drama writing, The 1999 Lenore Marshall Prize for Bathwater Wine , and a nomination for the 2001 National Book Awards for Mercurochrome She was a finalist for California poet laureate 2005.



Comments African Sleeping Sickness: Stories & Poems

  • Pesh

    I guess am allowed to make a wish; that i lay my hands on this book sometime soon.


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