How God Ends Us: Poems (South Carolina Poetry Book Prize) by DéLana R. A. Dameron,Elizabeth Alexander

By DéLana R. A. Dameron,Elizabeth Alexander

DéLana R. A. Dameron searches for solutions to non secular quandaries in her first number of poems, How God Ends Us, chosen by way of Elizabeth Alexander because the fourth annual winner of the South Carolina Poetry e-book Prize. Dameron's poetry types a lyrical dialog with an ominous and all-powerful deity, one that controls all concerns of the residing earth, together with demise and destruction. The poet's acknowledgement of the breadth of this energy less than divine jurisdiction strikes her via turns to anger, grief, occasion, or even pleasure. From own to collective to imagined histories, Dameron's poems discover crucial, perennial questions emblemized via traditional failures, relatives struggles, racism, and the reviews of go back and forth overseas. even though she reaches for conclusions that can not be unveiled, her investigations show the artistic act of poetry as a resource of comfort and resolution.

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