Don't Call Us Dead: Poems by Danez Smith

Don't Call Us Dead: Poems

Danez Smith

96 pages first pub 2017 (editions)

nonfiction lgbtqia+ poetry race challenging emotional reflective medium-paced


Finalist for the National Book Award for PoetryWinner of the Forward Prize for Best Collection " Smith's] poems are enriched to the point of volatility, but they pay out, often, in sudden joy."--The New Yorker Award-winning poet Danez Smith is a g...

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emotional 89%
reflective 74%
challenging 53%
sad 46%
dark 38%
inspiring 15%
hopeful 13%
tense 11%
informative 6%
funny 4%


medium 45%
fast 41%
slow 13%

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