The Tradition by Jaye Robin Brown
Jericho Brown’s daring new book The Tradition details the normalization of evil and its history at the intersection of the past and the personal. Brown’s poetic concerns are both broad and intimate and at their very core a distillation of the incredibly human: What is safety? Who is this nation? Where does freedom truly lie? Brown makes mythical pastorals question the terrors to which we’ve become accustomed and celebrate how we survive. Poems of fatherhood, legacy, blackness, queerness, worship, and trauma are … Read more.
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