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“Self, black self”: Self-Portraiture and Race

The self-portrait is a popular genre of contemporary poetry as a lyrical expression of how the poet envisions their self. John Keene’s poem “Self” (pg. 95-96 in What I Say) seems to fit this convention, but his poem records an … Continue reading

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collage (week 1 reading response)[ryan]

Here is my collage. Here are some thoughts to go along with my collage— *** What does it take to hide behind a piece of paper? To create an image of yourself that refuses to be an image of yourself? … Continue reading

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