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Every Breath You Take
by Park, Julian Francis, M.F.A., Mills College, 2016, 122; 10110462
Abstract (Summary)

Every Breath You Take is a long poem about and against literal and figurative policing in Oakland, CA amid intensifying social contradictions and the movement to abolish the police. It is composed in five parts: 1. burglary, motor vehicle theft, larceny, robbery, assault; 2. how to frame the cops; 3. sadie too cold vs. dragnet; 4. dead oedipus plays dying detective; 5. disempower, disarm, disband.

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Spahr, Juliana
Commitee: Tran, Truong
School: Mills College
Department: English - Creative Writing, Poetry
School Location: United States -- California
Source: MAI 55/04M(E), Masters Abstracts International
Subjects: Creative writing
Keywords: Abolition, California, Experimental, Hybrid, Oakland, Poetry, Police
Publication Number: 10110462
ISBN: 978-1-339-73707-2
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