How to Seduce a White Boy in Ten Easy Steps

How to Seduce a White Boy in Ten Easy Steps Laura Yes Yes sultry wry new poetry book How to Seduce a White Boy in Ten Easy Steps dazzles us with its bold exploration into the politics and metaphysics of identity From fierce and funny sexual

  • Title: How to Seduce a White Boy in Ten Easy Steps
  • Author: Laura Yes Yes
  • ISBN: 9781935904168
  • Page: 336
  • Format: Paperback
  • Laura Yes Yes sultry, wry new poetry book, How to Seduce a White Boy in Ten Easy Steps, dazzles us with its bold exploration into the politics and metaphysics of identity From fierce and funny sexual fantasias to cutting observations of interracial dynamics, her work asks us to fully consider what it is to be human in an age of fragmentation and double meanings There arLaura Yes Yes sultry, wry new poetry book, How to Seduce a White Boy in Ten Easy Steps, dazzles us with its bold exploration into the politics and metaphysics of identity From fierce and funny sexual fantasias to cutting observations of interracial dynamics, her work asks us to fully consider what it is to be human in an age of fragmentation and double meanings There are no easy answers here the voice of the liberated woman rings clearly as a man eater in one moment, and shudders under the weight of lost love in the next Laura skillfully navigates the trauma of being Other while acknowledging the absurdity of our perceptions of race With precise craft and breathtaking imagery, How to Seduce a White Boy blooms as a ferocious celebration of life.

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    1. The title alone - with its devilish suggestion of sensuality, coated over with humor - earns this poetry book a glimmer and shine of intrigue. Laura Yes Yes manages to let mystery and beauty flourish on the page through her laying down of words. Yes Yes work has been informed by several influences - as she notes Roelke and Yeats, but it also harkens back to more ancient works from which Western literature has derived the notion of the Hydra or Cerebus. These beings which contain a multiplicity o [...]

    2. The biggest strength Laura Yes Yes showcases in this collection is her ability to move between disparate feelings and modes of expression with ease. She makes it seem natural for poems to be born of both traditional and contemporary forms of expression while displaying a sort of dark wit even in mundane descriptions that captures an aspect of human experience I have often felt but not often seen portrayed in poetry. I highly recommend this collection to anyone who enjoys a variety of poetry form [...]

    3. i love laura, my sister for over a decade now. favorite poem in her book (today) is the last one: Imaginary Instruments of the Year 3065an oboe of limestone, an anthill guitara piano of ice with pulsars insidea shark’s tooth sitar with frets of basaltcastanets made of a raven’s beakan avalanche drum kit, magmic tambourineshydrogen cymbals and french horns of soota cobweb djembea shrapnel tubaa choir of cloudsa human voice.:)

    4. I'm usually a bit wary about whole books of poetry. That being said, this book was all about odd thoughts popping up in weird places. I kept meaning to read just one poemd then I just kept reading! It was as addictive as cocaine (not that I've tried it) and was a super interesting read!

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