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Waiting for the Dead to Speak


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Poetry. WAITING FOR THE DEAD TO SPEAK merges the personal with the political. In this, his second full-length book of poems, Fanelli artfully recounts coming-of-age narratives that recall the poet's encounter with schoolyard bullies while also addressing post-9/11 America, global terrorism, Ferguson, Black Lives Matter, and widening economic inequality. The poems in this book beg for a protest movement or some leader to rise up and address the unraveling American dream and unfettered capitalism. Fanelli also references ...

Waiting for the Dead to Speak 2016, NYQ Books

ISBN-13: 9781630450250

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