Best Barbarian: Poems by Roger Reeves

Best Barbarian: Poems

Roger Reeves

120 pages first pub 2022 (editions)

poetry challenging emotional reflective medium-paced


In his brilliant, expansive second volume, Whiting Award-winning poet Roger Reeves probes the apocalypses and raptures of humanity--climate change, anti-Black racism, familial and erotic love, ecstasy and loss. The poems in Best Barbarian roam acr...

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challenging 71%
reflective 71%
emotional 57%
dark 28%
sad 28%
hopeful 14%
informative 14%
inspiring 14%


medium 62%
slow 25%
fast 12%

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