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Sightseer in This Killing CityThe spirit of 1970s soul music and of jazz blending the urban lament of Thelonious Monk and John Coltrane with the idiom of Stevie Wonder and Fela Kuti Sightseer in This Killing City argues for grace and perseverance in these strange tim Gloria writes beautifully and composes art that can’t be rushed Each stanza must be slowly eaten and digested Refreshing work

Eugene Gloria æ Sightseer in This Killing City ebook

We are introduced to a character who chooses mystery and inhabits landscapes fraught with brutality and beauty Flawed like America Nacirema embodies ideas of wanderlust and self discovery In poems that recount her journey Gloria invokes my partner noticed this at the library i figured i'd check it out too as Filipino poet I haven't read before personally not my style but i still enjoyed the readGloria has a way with words I feel like there was a stanza or line from each poem that stood out for me even if it all didn't resonate for me I really liked thinking about the book title Sightseer in this Killing City in how wethis character witnesses the violences happening in both the US Philippines

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kindle º Sightseer in This Killing City Ó ebook read ´ eugene gloria ´ Eugene Gloria’s fourth collection of poetry captures the surreal and unreal feelings of the present Through the voice of Nacirema the central persona of the collection who is a Filipina American woman with an ambiguouEugene Gloria’s fourth collection of poetry captures the surreal and unreal feelings of the present Through the voice of Nacirema the central persona of the collection who is a Filipina American woman with an ambiguous sexual identity I don't read a lot of poetry but this collection spoke to me I like Gloria's accessible language and phrasing The language seems transparent at first like the meaning is right there on the surface until a uirk upends my reading and suggests something else There's anger here and humor and even some desperation but the structure and control of the language keeps it from going off the rails I'm keeping this one on the shelf