Errançities : poems /

"Coined with the French word errance ('to wander') in mind, these poems rove from ancient Yoruba to the streets of Harlem to the tropical heat of Guadeloupe and emerge with a new vocabulary for the transformations of the physical, philosophical, and musical worlds."--P. [4] of co...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Troupe, Quincy
Format: Book
Published: Minneapolis [Minn.] : Coffee House Press, 2012.
Edition:1st ed.
Table of Contents:
  • An art of lost faith
  • When time was young
  • Las Cruces, New Mexico revisited
  • Going back to voices lost in the past
  • Historic attitudes in birds (& humans)
  • Where have they all gone
  • Harlem: circa 1983-1984
  • Amnesia #1
  • Amnesia #2
  • Amnesia #3
  • After seeing an image in Ashland, Oregon
  • On a Sunday
  • Mix-y-uppy memory
  • What some old men keep telling me
  • A hard quick rainstorm in Manhattan
  • Sounds of New York City
  • 2002 Manhattan snapshot: the war on terror
  • A few questions posed
  • Foggy morning in Port Townsend
  • The allusion of seduction
  • Searching for a word
  • Praise song for Sekou
  • Taps for Freddie
  • Miles's last tune live, August 25th, 1991
  • A poem of return: circa 2008
  • Michael Jackson & the arc of love
  • Thoughts on a Sunday morning in Goyave
  • Goyave night scene
  • Sitting on my veranda, facing the Caribbean Sea
  • A veil of transparent rain
  • A March day in Goyave
  • A day in the life of King Rooster & his son
  • Short-term America
  • Mad Max
  • Haiti haiku
  • Earthquake: Haiti
  • Hurricanes
  • Lusting after mangoes
  • Searching for mangoes: second take
  • Listening to black birds
  • Haiku song
  • A vision
  • Seven/elevens
  • What's the real deal here
  • Errançities
  • The mystery man in the black hat speaks
  • Wooden mouths
  • The legend of Pablo Escobar
  • Just think about it
  • Looking into the future
  • Eye travel back into memory
  • Untitled dreamscape
  • A man walks in slow motion
  • Connections #2
  • View from the 48th floor of the New World Trade Center Building #7
  • The last stormy breaths of Irene
  • Sentences.