Holoholo: Poems [Paperback]

Barbara Hamby (Author)

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ISBN: 9780822966586 | Published by: University of Pittsburgh Press | Series: Pitt Poetry Series | Year of Publication: 2021 | Language: English 78p, H229 x W152 (mm)




Holoholo

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Holoholo is the Hawaiian word for walking out with no destination in mind. In the three sections of this book, Barbara Hamby walks out into the current American chaos with its inferno of wars, street violence, apocalyptic fantasies, and racial tension. Fueled by an American lingo that embraces slang, Yiddish, street talk, and the yearning to be able to describe her moment in time, these poems encompass the complicated past, difficult present, and unknown future. Every foray offers a glimpse of the world constructed from one woman's collage of consciousness.

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