By Adrian Matejka
Map to the Stars, the fourth poetry assortment from nationwide e-book Award and Pulitzer Prize finalist Adrian Matejka, navigates the tensions among race, geography, and poverty in the United States in the course of the Reagan period. for the time of area shuttles and the Strategic security Initiative, outer area is the single position equality turns out attainable, whilst the celebrities serve to either advisor and vague the earthly complexities of masculinity and migration. In Matejka's poems, wish is the hyperlink among the convoluted realities of being negative and the inspiring probabilities of transcendence and escape—whether it comes from Star Trek, the dream of being one of many first black astronauts, or solar Ra's cosmic jazz.
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Map to the Stars (Penguin Poets) by Adrian Matejka