Dog Road Woman

Dog Road Woman Autobiographical sketch of Hedge Coke a mixed blood woman presented in her debut collection of poems
  • Title: Dog Road Woman
  • Author: Allison Adelle Hedge Coke
  • ISBN: 9781566890618
  • Page: 155
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dog Road Woman
    Autobiographical sketch of Hedge Coke, a mixed blood woman, presented in her debut collection of poems.
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    About " Allison Adelle Hedge Coke "

  • Allison Adelle Hedge Coke

    Allison Adelle Hedge Coke authored books include The Year of the Rat, American Book Award Dog Road Woman and Off Season City Pipe, poetry Rock Ghost, Willow, Deer, a memoir and Blood Run, a verse play that served to lobby for legislation and protection of the Indigenous site 2014 works Burn, MadHat Press and Streaming, Coffee House Press Hedge Coke has edited eight additional collections, including Sing Poetry from the Indigenous Americas, Effigies, Effigies II 2014 directs the Literary Sandhill CraneFest She came of age cropping tobacco and working fields, waters, and working in factories.

  • 177 Comments

  • A collection of poems that share Native American experiences and highlight, often, the negative aspects of living in a colonized world The poems are haunting, loving, and at the same time something that you cannot easily set aside While I tended to prefer her shorter poems feeling they were precise and less words were used to make impact there is a balance of different length poems, different themes topics, and overall it is a wonderfully packaged collection I highly recommend this for those i [...]


  • The poems in this collection weave magnificent stories out of amazingly arranged and chosen language The voice in the poems chants unhesitatingly about horrors endured and the triumph at being unbroken despite the horrors The wisdom in the voice seems to speak beyond personal experience as well, touching a memory that is much expansive than what has been lived Perhaps a connection to something larger that many people ignore or do not have access to This expansiveness, this beyondness, its prese [...]


  • My favorite poem by Allison Adelle HedgeCoke is the first in this collection, The Gift The physicality and momentum of this poem astounds me and that is what I enjoy most about the rest of the poems as well HedgeCoke uses rhythm to cohere and intensify the moments in poetry and braids it with narrative that horrific and moving, like Year of the Rat This poet packs a strong goddamn punch and I can t wait to read of her work.


  • Interesting and powerful At times heart breaking The first book of poetry I ve ever read on the Native American experience.



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