Electric Arches

Electric Arches

by Eve L. Ewing

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781608468560
Publisher: Haymarket Books
Publication date: 09/12/2017
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 120
Sales rank: 104,371
Product dimensions: 7.90(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Eve L. Ewing is a writer, scholar, artist, and educator from Chicago. Her work has appeared in Poetry, The New Yorker, The New Republic, The Nation, The Atlantic, and many other venues. She is a sociologist at the University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration.

Table of Contents

true stories

Arrival Day
the first time [a re-telling]
The Device
four boys on Ellis [a re-telling]
Sestina with Matthew Henson’s Fur Suit
true stories about Koko Taylor
another time [a re-telling]
Note from LeBron James to LeBron James
Excerpts from an interview with Ron Artest
how i arrived

• il and water

Shea Butter Manifesto
why you cannot touch my hair
appletree [on blackwomanhood, from and to Erykah Badu]
what I mean when I say I’m sharpening my oyster knife
To Stacey, as you were
Ode to Luster’s Pink Oil
• ne thousand and one ways to touch your own face
to the notebook kid
Thursday Morning, Newbury Street

letters from the flat lands

On Prince
Origin Story
Chicago is a chorus of barking dogs
at the salon
montage in a car
The Discount Mega Mall (In Memoriam)
I come from the fire city
Hood Run
One Good Time for Marilyn Mosby
Columbus Hospital
What I Talk About When I Talk About Black Jesus
at work with my father
Fullerton Avenue
Requiem for Fifth Period and the Things That Went On Then
untitled anti-elegy
I wish for them a mundane life

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