Don't Call Us Dead Summary
Danez Smith

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Don't Call Us Dead Overview

Danez Smith’s second collection of poetry, Don’t Call Us Dead, uses free verse and innovative structure to explore American life for a person living at the intersection of blackness and queerness. From police violence to HIV/AIDS, from erotic desire to family history, this collection both enumerates the reasons for despair and celebrates the everyday moments and community defiance that can forge a path forward.

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