Chad Norman’s latest, Selected and New Poems, presents a smattering of poems from his previous books, as well as new poems.
All the books we plan to read at least twice.
Poets, readers: rejoice!
“I live my life a person of African descent 24/7, 365.”
“Voices started to shout, ‘Preach it!’ ‘Testify!’ ‘You’re home now!’”
My double visage suits my double tongue—
“That summer — 1975 — I started to write songs. I wrote four songs a day and I did that for two or three years.”