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Homie : poems

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"Homie is Danez Smith's magnificent anthem about the saving grace of friendship. Rooted in the loss of one of Smith's close friends, this book comes out of the search for joy and intimacy within a nation where both can seem scarce and getting scarcer. In poems of rare power and generosity, Smith acknowledges that in a country overrun by violence, xenophobia, and disparity, and in a body defined by race, queerness, and diagnosis, it can be hard to survive, even harder to remember reasons for living. But then the phone lights up, or a shout comes up to the window, and family--blood and chosen--arrives with just the right food and some redemption. Part friendship diary, part bright elegy, part war cry, Homie is the exuberant new book written for Danez and for Danez's friends and for you and for yours."--

Available copies

  • 2 of 6 copies available at Westchester Library System.

Current holds

1 current hold with 6 total copies.
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Larchmont Public Library 811.6 SMITH (Text)
New Nonfiction
31014152852327
Available
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Mount Kisco Public Library 811.6 S (Text)
New Fiction
31017151869960
Available
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Mount Pleasant Public Library 811.6 SMITH (Text)
New Book
31024153639748
In transit
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New Rochelle Public Library 811.6 S (Text)
New Nonfiction
31019156425913
Checked out
06/16/2020
White Plains Public Library 811.6 S (Text)
New Book
31544201038320
Available Soon
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Yonkers Grinton I. Will Library YWI9144018161 (Text)
Nonfiction
31035613048015
Available Soon
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1001 . ‡aSmith, Danez, ‡eauthor.
24510. ‡aHomie : ‡bpoems / ‡cDanez Smith.
24635. ‡aMy nig : ‡bpoems
264 1. ‡aMinneapolis, Minnesota : ‡bGraywolf Press, ‡c2020.
264 4. ‡c©2020
300 . ‡a84 pages ; ‡c23 cm
336 . ‡atext ‡btxt ‡2rdacontent
337 . ‡aunmediated ‡bn ‡2rdamedia
338 . ‡avolume ‡bnc ‡2rdacarrier
500 . ‡a"note on the title: this book was titled 'homie' because i don't want non-black people to say 'my nig' out loud. this book is really titled 'my nig.' - page [v]
50500. ‡tMy president -- ‡tNiggas! -- ‡tHow many of us have them? -- ‡tJumped! -- ‡tSaw a video of a gang of bees swarming a hornet who killed their bee-homie so I called to say I love you -- ‡tFall poem -- ‡tRose -- ‡tI'm going back to Minnesota where sadness makes sense -- ‡tThe flower who bloomed thru the fence in grandmama's yard -- ‡tIn lieu of a poem, I'd like to say -- ‡tDogs! -- ‡tOde to gold teeth -- ‡tOn faggotness -- ‡tSelf-portrait as '90's R&B video -- ‡tMy bitch! -- ‡tSometimes I wish I felt the side effects -- ‡tSay it with your whole black mouth -- ‡tShout out to my niggas in Mexico -- ‡tWhite niggas -- ‡tWhat was said at the bus stop -- ‡tI didn't like you when I met you -- ‡tFor Andrew -- ‡t1989-2016 -- ‡tDepression food -- ‡tUndetectable -- ‡tAll the good dick lives in Brooklyn Park -- ‡tBroke n rice -- ‡tC.R.E.A.M. -- ‡tOld confession & new -- ‡tGay cancer -- ‡tHappy hour -- ‡tWaiting on you to die so I can be myself -- ‡tThe fat one with the switch -- ‡tMy poems -- ‡tTrees! -- ‡tMy nig.
520 . ‡a"Homie is Danez Smith's magnificent anthem about the saving grace of friendship. Rooted in the loss of one of Smith's close friends, this book comes out of the search for joy and intimacy within a nation where both can seem scarce and getting scarcer. In poems of rare power and generosity, Smith acknowledges that in a country overrun by violence, xenophobia, and disparity, and in a body defined by race, queerness, and diagnosis, it can be hard to survive, even harder to remember reasons for living. But then the phone lights up, or a shout comes up to the window, and family--blood and chosen--arrives with just the right food and some redemption. Part friendship diary, part bright elegy, part war cry, Homie is the exuberant new book written for Danez and for Danez's friends and for you and for yours."-- ‡cProvided by publisher.
650 0. ‡aAfrican American men ‡vPoetry.
650 0. ‡aAfrican American men ‡xViolence against ‡vPoetry.
650 0. ‡aAmerican poetry ‡y2010-2019.
655 7. ‡aSpoken word poetry. ‡2lcgft
655 7. ‡aPoetry. ‡2lcgft
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