Conduit

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Akashic Books, 2008 - Poetry - 74 pages
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“Khadijah Queen is a poet with stunning intellectual powers. It's a worthwhile experience to spend such quality time in an inaugural book of poems.” —Eloise Klein Healy

Khadijah Queen was born near Detroit and raised in LA. A Cave Canem Fellow, navy veteran, and founding member of Red Thread Collective, she currently lives and works in Atlanta, Georgia.

 

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Contents

Introduction
11
Distance as the Root of Olive Trees
13
Four Suggestions
15
Distance as the Root of Olive Trees
25
Current
36
Ofrendas Rojas
39
La Katrina
41
Flood
43
Temple XIII
47
Definitions of Red
48
Suspension Tactics
53
Easy
55
Prolix
56
Ways to Unsettle the Flash
57
Suspension Tactics
64
Return via Two Renaissances to a Distinct Unmasking
69

Tincture
44
Temple of Inscriptions
45
Templo de la Calavera
46
References
73
Acknowledgments
74
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About the author (2008)

Khadijah Queen, born near Detroit and raised in Los Angeles, holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Antioch University. A Cave Canem Fellow, Navy veteran, and founding member of Red Thread Collective, she currently lives and works in Atlanta, GA. Visit her website at www.imagesound.tk. Chris Abani, curator of Akashic's Black Goat poetry imprint, is a Nigerian poet and novelist and the author of Song for Night, The Virgin of Flames, Becoming Abigail, and GraceLand (a selection of the Today Show Book Club; winner of the 2005 PEN/Hemingway Prize and the Hurston/Wright Legacy Award).

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