How to Be Drawn (Penguin Poets)

How to Be Drawn (Penguin Poets)

Terrance Hayes


A finalist for the 2015 nationwide e-book Award and the nationwide ebook Critics Circle Award

A fabulous new number of poetry by means of Terrance Hayes, the nationwide ebook Award–winning writer of Lighthead

In How to Be Drawn, his bold 5th assortment, Terrance Hayes explores how we see and are obvious. whereas a lot of those poems endure the clearest imprint but of Hayes’s historical past as a visible artist, they don't try to explain paintings lots as inhabit it. therefore, one poem contemplates the
principle of blind contour drawing whereas others are encouraged by way of maps, graphs, and diverse artists. The formal and emotional versatilities that distinguish Hayes’s award-winning poetry are unified by way of existential concentration. concurrently advanced and obvious, pressing and composed, the way to Be Drawn is a captivating success.

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