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4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (10 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Roger Bonair-Agard Narrator: Roger Bonair-Agard Publisher: Rattapallax Format: Original Staging Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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Roger Bonair-Agard, a veteran of the spoken-word scene and a two-time National Slam Champion, reads several of his poems from Tarnish and Masquerade, featuring a live reading in Munich, Germany. His poems chart an exile's coming-of-age and an increasingly relevant immigrant's experience. Whether set in Trinidad, Washington Heights, Texas, Brooklyn, or other less-fixed locales, these poems written (and spoken) with equal parts joy and fury are full of clarity, compassion and unsentimentality.

Poems include:

  • cane brulee
  • chantuel hymns
  • The devil in music
  • Bullet Points
  • 1981
  • The mandate
  • photo graph
  • 1986
  • Bird Watching
  • weusi alphabet
  • song for trent lott
  • truth applies for a green card
  • the sadness of migration
  • blue sex prodigy
  • weusi alphabeti (live reading in Munich, Germany)
  • in the same breath as my father (live reading in Munich, Germany)
  • how the ghetto loves us back (live reading in Munich, Germany)
  • love rev 2 (live reading in Munich, Germany)
  • naming and other Christian things (live reading in Munich, Germany)
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Listener Opinions

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Sarah | 5/4/2013

    " I saw him perform and immediately bought the book, which comes with a CD, watching this man perform his poetry is like watching Kelly Slater surf... inspiring "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Seven | 1/6/2009

    " just a wonderful, delightful book...with an accompanying cd... "

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