New PDF release: Here I Throw Down My Heart (Pitt Poetry Series)

By Colleen J. McElroy

The poems in Here I Throw Down My Heart urged readers to determine past the outside of pictures, no matter if that floor is a uniform, a prescribed atmosphere, a well-recognized geography, or the outside that conjures up the main social statement, skin—the physique itself. the fashionable global strikes at a better pace than the area of some generations in the past, so we glance for tactics to kind our likes and dislikes, to set our convenience zones. those poems say: “don’t think every little thing you notice, glance again.” The poems examine how borders among international locations, or among genders and sophistication have deepened the traces among the haves and have-nots. whereas everyone seems to be on a collision path for loss of nutrition and water, these dividing traces appear extra impenetrable than ever, underscoring the disparity among gender, race, and class.

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