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I & I (George Elliott Clarke) 101

"I’m still amazed by — in love with — I & I. It is my third narrative-lyric work — after Whylah Falls (1990) and Execution Poems (2000). Though it did not win awards (unlike the previous narrative works), it got nominated for three (which is pretty impressive), and it remains that strange fusion of the funky and the lyrical. That is an unusual conjunction in Anglo-Canadian verse, even for black poets like Dionne Brand."
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