These odes to African intellectuals by Will Alexander are so rich in imagery and sound that every line has something you’ve never read before. I’m not kidding! Refractive Africa is of the highest caliber of poetry on offer in these times.
Refractive Africa by Will Alexander, (List Price: $16.95, New Directions, 9780811230278, November 2021)
Reviewed by Conor Hultman, Square Books in Oxford, Mississippi