American Happiness by Jacqueline Allen Trimble PDF

By Jacqueline Allen Trimble

American Happiness is an eclectic number of verse from a daring poet of lifestyle, Jacqueline Allen Trimble. mockingly titled, the paintings addresses every little thing from the dying of folks to racial pressure to the encroachment of coyotes into city spaces.

The identify is taken from a poem within the publication which considers the kinder, gentler exploits of Sheriff Andy and Deputy Barney in the course of a time while Southern legislations enforcement used to be neither universally variety or light. Says Trimble, “Barney had one bullet/and no use for a rope./The simply burning he did was once for his Thelma Lou.”

On her poetic trip, which takes us from the private to the political, Trimble probes our racial divide. She is by way of turns compassionate and fierce, slicing at our hypocrisy with the knife of her phrases and prepared us towards our higher universal humanity.

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