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Poet Ocean Vuong’s new novel is more than Briefly Gorgeous — KUOW.org

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— by Adwoa Gyimah-Brempong: “To be queer is to fail into your pleasure.” The book, On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous, is a letter from a son to his mother, who can’t read. The poet says it’s a monument to failure, to violence, to labor, to silence, to America…

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July 1, 2019

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