Continuum: New and Selected Poems
The distinguished poet Mari Evans writes unabashedly for and about African Americans, yet in her new collection, readers from all backgrounds can find profound insight into the human experience. Written without the flourish of fancy language, the poems are full of Evans’s brilliance, humor, and musical expression. Included are signature poems such as “I am a Black Woman” as well as new works that paint an intimate portrait of contemporary African American life.
In this first English-language translation of a significant corpus of Nahuatl poetry into English, an...