Cornelius Eady (person)
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, in 1954.
A significant modern
, his books include:
Brutal Imagination (G. P. Putnam's Sons, 2001);
You Don't Miss Your
of My Name (1991),
nominee; BOOM BOOM BOOM (1988);
of the Latest
Craze (1985), which was the Lamont Poetry Selection of
The Academy of American Poets
and Kartunes (1980).
s include the Prairie Schooner Strousse Award and
from the Guggenheim Foundation, the
National Endowment for the Arts
Foundation, and the Lila Wallace-Reader's Digest Foundation.
Formerly director of the
/Stony Brook, Cornelius Eady is currently Distinguished Writer-in-Residence at the
City College of New York
. He lives in New York City. He co-founded
Brutal Imagination is a
work. The first part of the
deals with the vision of
the black man in white imagination
. The speaker of most of the poems is in the voice of the black
invented by Susan Smith to cover up the killing of her two sons. Other surprising cultural
- who have been created in the minds of white women throughout history - enter this portion of the book and address the primary speaker.
has a stunning poem.
An interview and poem can be found at:
Three poems from Brutal Imagination can be found at:
I like it!
Things never were what they used to be
A rolling stone gathers no moss, but leaves a trail of busted stuff
Music You Listen to When You're Depressed
this is what it feels like to die
fraud in medicine: navigating your failing healthcare system
I sincerely hope you have one of these somewhere in your life.
Life of Pi
You sad cookie, you CARE more about filthy rich pretty people you'll never meet
there's a spider in my keyboard
Family Law in America and Europe
It's a grocery store how purple should my prose be?
In the Honeysuckle Vines
In Some Child's Widened Eyes
Transformers: Titans Return
the ocean never ceasing in her secret whispers to the land
Just the same
not even wrong
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