the pause and the breath, by Kwame Sound Daniels
This book is an answer to the American Sonnet. Through the structure of the sonnet, the pause and the breath explores the boundlessness that is the experience of xir black transness. Though laden with imagery, each sonnet remains a narrative that develops into an overarching narrative of wholeness. In this book, Kwame Sound Daniels urges the reader to pause and breathe through facets of personal identity.