[Spirit Boxing] >> Afaa Michael Weaver In Spirit Boxing, Weaver revisits his working class core The veteran of fifteen years as a factory worker in his native Balti, he mines his own experience to build a wellspring of craft in poems that extend from his life to the lives that inhabit the whole landscape of the American working class He writes with an intimacy that is unique in American poetry, and echoesIn Spirit Boxing, Weaver revisits his working class core The veteran of fifteen years as a factory worker in his native Balti, he mines his own experience to build a wellspring of craft in poems that extend from his life to the lives that inhabit the whole landscape of the American working class He writes with an intimacy that is unique in American poetry, and echoes previous comparisons of his oeuvre to that of Walt Whitman The singularity of his voice resonates here through the prism of his realization of self through a lifelong project of the integration of American and Chinese culture The work is Daoist in influence and structure as it echoes both a harmonic realization of context and the intuitive and transcendent dance of body, mind, and spirit.
Spirit Boxing In Spirit Boxing Weaver revisits his working class core The veteran of fifteen years as a factory worker in his native Balti he mines his own experience to build a wellspring of craft in poems that
Title: Spirit Boxing
Author: Afaa Michael Weaver
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About the Author
Afaa Michael Weaver
Afaa Michael Weaver was born Michael S Weaver and grew up in East Balti, the son of a beautician and a steelworker He entered the University of Maryland College Park at the age of 16 and studied engineering for two years He then joined the Army Reserves and worked alongside his father at the Bethlehem Steel mill His firstborn son died at 10 months of complications from Down syndrome Weaver worked at the mill and, later, a factory for a total of 15 years, writing poetry on coffee breaks, before publishing his first collection, Water Song 1985 It is a time he describes as a literary apprenticeship, during which he founded 7th Son Press and the journal Blind Alleys He then earned an MA in theater and playwriting from Brown University, concurrent with a BA from Excelsior College Influenced by Langston Hughes, Gwendolyn Brooks, Michael Harper, and Jay Wright, Weaver writes poetry that engages the intersection of contemporary African American culture, the African American literary tradition, and the technical constraints of contemporary Chinese poetry He explores and rethinks questions of identity Over the years, he has listened to a chorus of other voices, the inflections of the past, as they have come together to shape and enlarge his own distinctive, musical voice, Ed Hirsch observed of Weaver s Timber and Prayer 1995 Weaver s numerous collections of poetry include The Plum Flower Dance Poems 1985 to 2005 2007 He edited the anthology These Hands I Know African American Writers on Family 2002 , and co edited Gathering Voices 1985 with James Taylor and David Beaudouin Weaver has been awarded a Pushcart Prize and grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Pew Foundation, and the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts He was a Poet in Residence at Bucknell University s Stadler Center and taught as a Fulbright Fellow at National Taiwan University Among Weaver s achievements is his invention of a new poetic form, The Bop, which he created during a Cave Canem summer retreat He has taught at Rutgers University, Cave Canem, and Simmons College, where he co founded the Zora Neale Hurston Literary Center and launched the International Chinese Poetry Conference.In 1997, to mark his release from the weight of grief that he had carried since the death of his first son, Weaver chose a new name, Afaa, meaning oracle, with the help of Nigerian playwright Osonye Tess Onwueme.