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Book details
  • Genre:POETRY
  • SubGenre:American / African American
  • Language:English
  • Series title:The Cure for Poetry, Hip-Hop, and Spoken Word
  • Series Number:3
  • Pages:300
  • Format:Paperback
  • Paperback ISBN:9781543940251

Legacy

The Cure for Poetry, Hip-Hop, And Spoken Word (Volume Three)

by DeJuan Cuffee

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Overview
Legacy: The Cure for Poetry, Hip-Hop, and Spoken Word (Volume Three) is the third and final book of the "Cure for Poetry, Hip-Hop, and Spoken Word" trilogy in which the author, DeJuan Cuffee (Sultan), continues to alter the poetic landscape as we know it. Once again setting the bar high with each poem in this anthology, the author continues to take you on a fascinating journey in which you will get his unique and eloquently stated perspectives on social issues such as racism and politics, themes on love, sex, and romance, well thought out pieces on Black culture and consciousness, as well as everyday life experiences. Other enjoyable reads throughout the book include cautionary tales filled with dramatic storytelling stanzas, pieces on the author's love for his family, music, and sports, or timely inspirational quotes of hope, and reflective passages providing valuable lessons, all delivered with passion and hip-hop inspired lyricism throughout.
Description
Legacy: The Cure for Poetry, Hip-Hop, and Spoken Word (Volume Three) is the third and final book of the "Cure for Poetry, Hip-Hop, and Spoken Word" trilogy in which the author, DeJuan Cuffee (Sultan), continues to alter the poetic landscape as we know it. Once again setting the bar high with each poem in this anthology, the author continues to take you on a fascinating journey in which you will get his unique and eloquently stated perspectives on social issues such as racism and politics, themes on love, sex, and romance, well thought out pieces on Black culture and consciousness, as well as everyday life experiences. Other enjoyable reads throughout the book include cautionary tales filled with dramatic storytelling stanzas, pieces on the author's love for his family, music, and sports, or timely inspirational quotes of hope, and reflective passages providing valuable lessons, all delivered with passion and hip-hop inspired lyricism throughout. There are plenty of highlights to choose from in this book, whether it is DeJuan proudly expressing his love and joy for his lovely wife, and beautiful daughters, his informative passages revealing the treacheries of institutional racism, the sheer suspense or comedy of his cautionary tales, or his conscious voice speaking directly to the Black community. Legacy is a collection of poems that will inspire, entertain, and enlighten the reader, taking them to destinations that allow them to expand their minds, whilst reflecting on life; it is definitely a journey worth taking.
About the author
DeJuan Cuffee (Sultan), is an author/poet and the founder of Black Sultan Productions. DeJuan is a devoted husband, and proud father of two beautiful daughters. DeJuan has been writing poetry for several decades, writing poetry is one of his biggest passions only behind his family, and love for music. Throughout DeJuan's academic and professional journey, his passion for poetry followed, whether it was obtaining his B.S. in Business Administration from Old Dominion University, or his MBA in Management from Western International University, or spending four years in the Army, eight years as a government contractor and now currently working for the federal government, his poetry was always right there every step of the way. DeJuan's style of poetry is polished and intellectual, yet abstract; and he possesses an acute sense of rhythmic writing, to go along with an endless imagination, and very reflective voice. He is often described by readers of his work as an excellent storyteller, with ingenious wordplay, and clever concepts. DeJuan's poetry covers a vast array of topics and themes, to include protest poetry on social issues such as racism and politics, well thought out pieces on Black culture and consciousness, and themes on love, sex, and romance. He talks about everyday life experiences, provides inspirational quotes of hope, expresses his love for his family, music, and tells cautionary tales (short stories), all with hip-hop inspired lyricism throughout. DeJuan is one of the more proficient and prolific poets of his era, continuing to craft jewels on a regular basis. Aside from writing poetry, DeJuan loves spending time with his family, listening to his extensive music collection, reading, watching television, going to the movies, and cheering on his San Francisco 49ers. He invites readers to visit his website at bspsultan.com, e-mail him at usrein@yahoo.com, chat with him on Facebook under DeJuan Cuffee, or follow him on Twitter, his handle is @SultanPoetry75.
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