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This week we feature the poem "Language Mixology" from the collection Mixology, introduced and read by the poet Adrian Matejka…
This week we feature the poem "Language Mixology" from the collection Mixology, introduced and read by the poet Adrian Matejka.
The poems in Adrian Matejka's second collection, Mixology, shapeshift through the myriad meanings of "mixing" to explore and explode ideas of race, skin politics, appropriation, and cultural identity. Whether the focus of the individual poems is musical, digital, or historical, the otherness implicit in being of more than one racial background guides Matejka's work to the inevitable conclusion that all things—no matter how disparate—are parts of the whole.
Books featured in this episode:
We feature the work of early Renaissance poets
But Were Afraid to Ask
William Wordsworth finishes our celebration of romantic poetry.
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