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by Saul Williams

Hailed as "a dreadlocked dervish of words...the Bob Marley of American poets" (Esquire), Saul Williams is a gifted young poet who is opening up this literary art form to a new generation of readers. Like his writing -- a fearless mix of connecting rhythms and vibrant images -- Saul Williams is unstoppable. He received raves for his performance as an imprisoned street poet in the Trimark Pictures release Slam, winner of the Camera d'Or at Cannes and the Grand Jury prize at the 1998 Sundance Film Festival. The consummate spoken-word performance artist, Williams has also been signed by producer Rick Rubin to record a CD of his poetry. She is a fascinating and unique collection of interconnected poems by this multi-talented star -- and marks the beginning of an incredible and totally original artistic career.
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ISBN: 0671039776
ISBN13: 978-0671039776
Category: Politics
Subcategory: Social Sciences
Author: Saul Williams
Language: English
Publisher: MTV Books; Original ed. edition (June 1, 1999)
Pages: 128 pages
ePUB size: 1262 kb
FB2 size: 1746 kb
Rating: 4.7
Votes: 564
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I first heard Saul Williams, like so many people, in the film Slam. But his words are more than one mere movie can contain. His poetry in She is some of the most moving and interesting contemporary work I have read.
I'm a fan of different kinds of poetry, but I'm especially partial to the Beats: Kerouac, Ginsberg, Ferlinghetti. Williams recaptures some of that feel. His work is meant to be read aloud, spoken word that creates a synergy from reader to listener. His work has a beat of its own. It is easy to understand his rhythm and wonderful to be lost in his words.
The individual poems are often romantic, sometimes haunting, and occasionally unsettling. It would take more room than I have here to discuss them in any depth. I'll just say that Williams works on several levels, and I appreciate She more with each reading.
Thankfully, an audio CD is included with She. On it, Williams reads excerpts of his own work, so you can hear the poetry in the author's own voice, in his own style. It is invaluable to helping the reader understand Williams beyond the words on the page. But once the reader hears Williams, that soft, resonating voice will stay in the mind, whispering from the pages and guiding the reader from poem to poem.
If you love poetry, whether or not you are a fan of spoken word poetry, you must pick up this book. I count my copy among my most cherished volumes.
Can't get enough of this man's writing. One of the best poets ever.
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Williams really writes in a way that allows you to slow down your life. It's not an "easy" read, but it does what poetry is supposed to do: incites thought and feeling.
Beautiful book, thanks!
Deep eclectic thoughts.
Love this book
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