Poems Are the Only Real Bodies Jennifer Tamayo

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Published: June 2013

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Poems Are the Only Real Bodies  by  Jennifer Tamayo

Poems Are the Only Real Bodies by Jennifer Tamayo
June 2013 | Unknown Binding | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, RTF | 28 pages | ISBN: | 3.33 Mb

Poems Are the Only Real Bodies is the fourth chapbook in the 2012-2013 series from Bloof Books. Each chapbook in the series will be released in a limited edition of one hundred numbered copies, followed by a digital release.A collection of letters toMorePoems Are the Only Real Bodies is the fourth chapbook in the 2012-2013 series from Bloof Books.

Each chapbook in the series will be released in a limited edition of one hundred numbered copies, followed by a digital release.A collection of letters to the historical object, Harriet Tubman (aka Araminta Ross/The Conductor/Moses) the sequence considers the pleasures and difficulties of what it means to encounter and experience a radiant historical figure—how do subjectivities collide? How does poetry service the body? Most of the chapbook was written in situ at the Harriet Tubman Memorial Triangle in Harlem, the neighborhood in which Tamayo both lives and works.The design concept of Poems Are the Only Real Bodies includes a detail of one of the interior illustations—JT with a statue of Harriet Tubman in Harlem—and the colors are inspired by a popular fast-food chain located in the same plaza, which also appears in the poem.

100 copies are machine-sewn in variations of orange, white and pink.Jennifer Tamayo is a writer and performer. She is the author of the hybrid collection of poems and art, Red Missed Aches Read Missed Aches Red Mistakes Read Mistakes, winner of the Gatewood Prize and published by Switchback books in 2011. JT serves as the Managing Editor at Futurepoem. She lives in Harlem. More on JT can be found at www.jennifertamayo.com.Excerpts from Poems Are the Only Real Bodies previously appeared (and can be read online) in Poemelons epistolary issue.



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