John Agard, . . Bloodaxe, $19.95 (176pp) ISBN 978-1-85224-480-4
"And in your utmost imaginings/ I began new weavings// spinning rainbow cloths from history's rubble." Agard grew up in Guyana and now lives in England; his accessible, syncopated verse, in dialect and in standard English is well-suited to his own oral performance.
Reviewed on: 07/23/2001