Thief in the Interior

Thief in the Interior Author Phillip B. Williams
ISBN-10 1938584171
ISBN-13 9781938584176
Year 2016-01-12
Pages 100
Language English
Publisher Alice James Books
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This gorgeous debut is a debut in chronology only Need is everywherein the unforgiving images in lines so delicate they seem to break apart in the hands and in the reader who will enter these poems and never want to leave Adrian MatejkaPhillip B Williams investigates the dangers of desire balancing narratives of addiction murders and hate crimes with passionate uncompromising depth Formal poems entrenched in urban landscapes crack open dialogues of racism and homophobia rampant in our culture Multitudinous voices explore one s ability to harm and be harmed which uniquely juxtaposes the capacity to revel in both experiences Epithalamium A kiss Train ride home from a late dinner City Hall and document signing Wasn t coldbut we cuddled in an empty car legal Last month a couple of guys left a gay barand were beaten with poles on the wayto their car No one called them faggotso no hate crime s documented A beat downis what some pray for a pulse left to count We knew we weren t protected We knewour rings were party favors gold to stealthe shine from We couldn t protect us knew the law wouldn t know how Still hisbeard across my brow the burn of his cologne When the train stopped the people came on Phillip B Williams has authored two chapbooks Bruised Gospels Arts in Bloom Inc and Burn YesYes Books A Cave Canem graduate he received scholarships from Bread Loaf Writers Conference and a Ruth Lilly Fellowship His work appeared or is forthcoming in Callaloo Poetry the Southern Review West Branch and others Phillip received his MFA in Writing as a Chancellor s Graduate Fellow at the Washington University in St Louis He is the poetry editor of Vinyl Poetry

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