This is quite an interesting collection of poems, and I think the core idea Saul Williams had is on display. Some of the poems are a little pretentious or obscure, but the language is evocative and the formatting intriguing. At its best, Chorus offers poems that are insightful, fresh, and exciting. At its worst, it offers poems that are not quite where they need to be. Overall, I would say the project is successful and I particularly love the last poem in the collection. I am a huge Saul Williams fan, to say the least, and of interest to other fans of his is the fact that he has his own poem in the collection, scattered across the book as a whole, made up of highlighted segments of each poem. This can be distracting at times, but also adds another layer to Chorus.
I would recommend this to anybody looking for a good collection of modern poetry, as well as fans of Saul Williams. The best part of Chorus is how the poems seemingly gel, mutate, and run into each other, with themes that relate and interlock, creating a very holistic experience. God is discussed, as well as gender roles, race, and various other important topics.
And the end of the book asks for you, the reader, to add your voice. Will you?