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Rooftop Piper

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  • Title: Rooftop Piper
  • Author: David Hernandez
  • ISBN: 9780962428739
  • Page: 285
  • Format: Paperback
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      Published :2019-09-12T20:20:36+00:00

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    1. David Hernandez

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    1. David Hernandez's poetry captures the elegance of a well cooked pot of rice-n-beans and the realities of Chicago street life. Different viewpoints from the Chi-Town Boricua experience are deftly handled here as switch from tragedy to comedy often from page-to-page, stanza-to-stanza, and line-to-line. Hernandez shows great confidence in his poetics and narrative abilities, unafraid to to manipulate the space on the page while also being able to work in the prose poem to great effect.The only thin [...]


    2. I first heard of David Hernandez when he came to do a poetry reading at my high school over a decade ago. I remember thinking, "Great. A poet. This guy's going to get eaten alive." And he walked into the crowded library, where kids were talking and being general loudmouths, and he started to read -- he was incredible! We all shut up and listened, and connected, and wound up cheering our heads of for him.His poetry is so accessible, so warm and interesting that it's hard not be drawn in. He write [...]


    3. I taught this book at the University of Illinois at Chicago and one other title of David's Satin City Lullaby which is hard to locate.


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