Build yourself a boat / Camonghne Felix.

By: Felix, Camonghne [author.]Material type: TextTextSeries: BreakBeat poets seriesPublication details: Chicago, IL : Haymarket Books, 2019Description: 64 p. ; 22 cmISBN: 9781608466160; 1608466167; 9781608466115; 1608466116Uniform titles: Poems. Selections Subject(s): 2000-2099 | Women, Black -- Poetry | American poetry -- 21st century | American poetry | Women, BlackGenre/Form: Poetry | Poetry DDC classification: 811/.6 LOC classification: PS3606.E3878 | A6 2019
Contents:
Lost poem 4: Rx -- Contouring the Flattening -- Cutting w/ JB -- Imagine??? My sister an astronaut??? -- Google search keywords: -- Things the block taught me -- White house -- Statement from Camonghne Felix on the murders of Jesse Washington, Stephon Clark and her attempt to understand the psychology of lynching: -- Thank God I can't drive -- Zimmerman testimonies: Day 1 -- Zimmerman testimonies: Day 2 -- Cutting w/ JB -- Google search keywords: -- Cutting w/ JB -- Trap queen -- On entropy -- Statement of being lonely vs. alone -- Lost poem #5: I won't even ask why -- Or, it's all in my head -- Google search keywords: -- Lesson, unmitigated -- No relief -- DISCLAIMER -- Mirror talk -- Police -- Grocery -- Sleeping on Adderall -- Zimmerman testimonies: Day 4 -- Tonya Harding's fur fox -- No shade, though -- "But in what way does the blending of two slightly different cells bring about such a renewal of life?" -Freud -- Cutting w/ JB -- After the abortion, an older white Planned Parenthood volunteer asks if my husband is here & squeezes my thigh and says, "You made the right decision," and then "Look what could happen if Trump were president, I mean, you might not even be here." -- Beer pong -- Zimmerman testimonies: Day 5 -- When I say the hood made me, I mean: -- Willing in the Orisha -- "But there were times when you offered your consent with older men. You chose them & you were not afraid. Why not?" -Freud -- Yes, it is possible.
Summary: This is about what grows through the wreckage. This is an anthem of survival and a look at what might come after. A view of what floats and what, ultimately, sustains. Build Yourself a Boat redefines the language of collective and individual trauma through lyric and memory.
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Poems.

Lost poem 4: Rx -- Contouring the Flattening -- Cutting w/ JB -- Imagine??? My sister an astronaut??? -- Google search keywords: -- Things the block taught me -- White house -- Statement from Camonghne Felix on the murders of Jesse Washington, Stephon Clark and her attempt to understand the psychology of lynching: -- Thank God I can't drive -- Zimmerman testimonies: Day 1 -- Zimmerman testimonies: Day 2 -- Cutting w/ JB -- Google search keywords: -- Cutting w/ JB -- Trap queen -- On entropy -- Statement of being lonely vs. alone -- Lost poem #5: I won't even ask why -- Or, it's all in my head -- Google search keywords: -- Lesson, unmitigated -- No relief -- DISCLAIMER -- Mirror talk -- Police -- Grocery -- Sleeping on Adderall -- Zimmerman testimonies: Day 4 -- Tonya Harding's fur fox -- No shade, though -- "But in what way does the blending of two slightly different cells bring about such a renewal of life?" -Freud -- Cutting w/ JB -- After the abortion, an older white Planned Parenthood volunteer asks if my husband is here & squeezes my thigh and says, "You made the right decision," and then "Look what could happen if Trump were president, I mean, you might not even be here." -- Beer pong -- Zimmerman testimonies: Day 5 -- When I say the hood made me, I mean: -- Willing in the Orisha -- "But there were times when you offered your consent with older men. You chose them & you were not afraid. Why not?" -Freud -- Yes, it is possible.

This is about what grows through the wreckage. This is an anthem of survival and a look at what might come after. A view of what floats and what, ultimately, sustains. Build Yourself a Boat redefines the language of collective and individual trauma through lyric and memory.

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