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Cruising Weather Wind Blue
Cruising Weather Wind Blue, a collection of poetry written by UC Foundation Professor of English Earl Braggs, was published in June 2020. The collection of poetry explores experiences unique to American life.
In her review, poet Holly Karapetkova writes, “‘Cruising Weather Wind Blue’ confronts us with a combination of hard realism and musical lyricism, painting unforgettable images in unforgettable language. This is American poetry at its finest: as spacious as Walt Whitman, as frank as the Beat Poets, and as alive with witness as the poetry of the Black Arts Movement. Braggs is a master storyteller, bringing a wide range of characters and social circumstances to life on the page.”