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Poems by Quincy Troupe

“Troupe has that rare gift, the ability to transfer his sound to the page. . . . The typical Troupe poem comes at the reader like a locomotive on fire, full of blazing and powerful imagery.” —Ishmael Reed, The San Diego Reader

April 1996
6 x 9 | 128 pages
Paperback Original

ISBN: 978-1-56689-044-1.

$11.95

Description

An award-winning poet, Quincy Troupe offers an extraordinary collection of poetry, urging the reader to see the world as it is, and as it appears. Exploring the sacred and the everyday, Troupe’s poems reflect a cross-fertilization of language, metaphor, image, rhythm, and form.

Reviews

“Troupe has that rare gift, the ability to transfer his sound to the page. . . . The typical Troupe poem comes at the reader like a locomotive on fire, full of blazing and powerful imagery.” —Ishmael Reed, The San Diego Reader

“He combines mere words into phrases and paragraphs that sing the range of life’s raw emotions.” —The Los Angeles Times

“Quincy Troupe wants to take poetry in a new direction, away from the confines of boring, intellectual riddles that puzzle the mind and turn millions of people off poetry.” —Metro Literary Quarterly

“Troupe blends myth, history and the spiritual world with the tangibles of daily life.” —American Visions Magazine