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Felon: Poems

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In fierce, agile poems, Felon tells the story of the effects of incarceration--canvassing a wide range of emotions and experiences through homelessness, underemployment, love, drug abuse, domestic violence, fatherhood, and grace--and, in doing so, creates a travelogue for an imagined life. Reginald Dwayne Betts confronts the funk of post-incarceration existence in traditional and newfound forms, from revolutionary found poems created by redacting court documents to the astonishing crown of sonnets that serves as the volume's radiant conclusion.



Author: Reginald Dwayne Betts
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Published: 03/30/2021
Pages: 112
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 0.28lbs
Size: 8.10h x 6.10w x 0.40d
ISBN: 9780393542035

About the Author
Betts, Reginald Dwayne: - Reginald Dwayne Betts is a poet and essayist. He is the author of three volumes of poetry and one memoir. A graduate of Yale Law School, he lives in New Haven, Connecticut, with his family.