Wile & Wing

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Pub Date: 09/01/2019

Pages: 96

Publisher: Manic D Press, Inc.

Imprint: Manic D Press, Inc.

ISBN 13: 9781945665189

ISBN 10: 1945665181

Price: $14.95

Category: POETRY / American / Asian American

Wile & Wing

By Kimi Sugioka

Price: $14.95

Format:

Paperback

About the Book

Invisible borders, personal boundaries, and social justice are among the themes intertwining with richly drawn images from the natural world as birds take wing, feathers scattter, and moonflowers bloom. Poems of identity, like "Ethnopoetics," consider society's need to label and classify according to perceived appearances, while feminist poems like "Pretty Woman" offer insights into a contemporary female experience. Family origins are visited in works including "Family Recipe" and "Ancestral Sestina," where poetic form is explord, as well.

About the Book

Poetic explorations of identity politics and the place we call "home"

Author

Born in Chapel Hill, North Carolina and raised in Berkeley, California, Kimi Sugioka is a poet, songwriter, and educator. She performs her work frequently throughout the Bay Area. She has worked in public education for decades, and earned her BA from San Francisco State University and MFA from the Naropa Institute in Boulder, Colorado.