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By Abiodun Oyewole,Gabrielle David,Betty J. Dopson,Vagabond Beaumont

ISBN-10: 1940939038

ISBN-13: 9781940939032

BRANCHES OF THE TREE OF lifestyles is the 1st complete quantity of poems via Abiodun Oyewole, lots of them by no means earlier than released. Oyewole’s poems are robust, usually political, continuously lyrical and profoundly relocating. Over the process his 40 12 months profession and his lengthy association with The final Poets, Oyewole is among the many poets credited for freeing American poetry through growing open, vocal, spontaneous, vigorous and uncensored vernacular verse that cleared the path for spoken notice and Hip Hop. utilizing the religious, the sacred and the magical, Oyewole frequently turns to the tree as an emblem of switch and development. His poetry re-branches into assorted instructions, changing into grandeur in its proportions, and extra complexly varied in its constitution. BRANCHES OF THE TREE OF lifestyles is a residing testomony to a gorgeous occupation that confirms Abiodun Oyewole’s position on the leading edge of poetic achievement.

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