This Wound is a World by Billy-Ray BelcourtThis Wound is a World by Billy-Ray Belcourt

This Wound is a World

byBilly-Ray Belcourt

Paperback | September 20, 2017

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Part manifesto, part memoir, This Wound is a World is an invitation to "cut a hole in the sky to world inside." Billy-Ray Belcourt issues a call to turn to love and sex to understand how Indigenous peoples shoulder sadness and pain like theirs without giving up on the future. His poems upset genre and play with form, scavenging for a decolonial kind of heaven where "everyone is at least a little gay."
Title:This Wound is a WorldFormat:PaperbackDimensions:64 pagesPublished:September 20, 2017Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1927823641

ISBN - 13:9781927823644


Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing, whirlwind read Wow, what to say about this book. Poem after poem, layers of North American queer life get uncovered and twisted about. How Belcourt uses sadness as a motif to think (and feel) outside of settler colonial constraints pushes queer Indigenous poetry in new, challenging directions. Loved this book and would highly recommend to all lovers of contemporary poetry.
Date published: 2018-09-24