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Yusef Komyunyakaa

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  • 1. YusefKomunyakaa
    RUNDOWN
    Vietnam War
    Life
    Poetics
    DienCaiDau
  • 2.
    • 1965-1973
    • 3. Cold War
    RUNDOWN
    Vietnam War
    • Guerrilla warfare
    Life
    Poetics
    DienCaiDau
    • Civil Rights
    • Bogalusa, LA
    • 4. Served in Vietnam
    RUNDOWN
    Vietnam War
    Life
    • Began writing after his deployment
    Poetics
    DienCaiDau
  • 5.
    • Surreal influence
    • 6. Art & Reality
    RUNDOWN
    Vietnam War
    Life
    Poetics
    DienCaiDau
  • 7. Poetry is “a way of expanding and talking around an idea or question”
    RUNDOWN
    Vietnam War
    Life
    Poetics
    DienCaiDau
  • 8. “Language is what can liberate or imprison the human psyche”
    RUNDOWN
    Vietnam War
    Life
    Poetics
    DienCaiDau
  • 9.
    • Published in 1988
    • 10. “diencaidau” = crazy in the head
    RUNDOWN
    Vietnam War
    Life
    Poetics
    DienCaiDau
  • 11. “Camouflaging the Chimera”
    RUNDOWN
    Vietnam War
    Life
    Poetics
    DienCaiDau
  • 12. “‘You and I Are Disappearing’”
    RUNDOWN
    Vietnam War
    Life
    Poetics
    DienCaiDau