The Heat, The Day, and This Moment suits an age that prizes flexibility and improvisation over ideology and petrified belief systems.Rucker's poems are wonderfully liberating in not falling for the stylistic monomania of so much contemporary poetry.
Kamau Rucker (Richmond, VA) is a teacher and singer/songwriter. Additional work includes play writing. He is a Master of Fine Arts alumni in poetry at George Mason University and a Cave Canem Fellow. He is also the author of a chapbook entitled Conditions of Light (Pudding House Press). Recent publication credits include: Salamander, Drunken Boat, and Six Little Things.