Bury My Clothes

Longlist, National Book Awards 2013 for Poetry

Roger Bonair Agard_ Bury My Clothes
ISBN 9781608462698
Haymarket Books
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Bury My Clothes is a meditation on violence, race, and the place in art at which they intersect. Art—specifically in oppressed communities—is about survival, Roger Bonair-Agard asserts, and establishing personhood in a world that says you have none. Through poetry, we transform both the world of art and the world itself.