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Body Target: The long awaited sequel to Body Language
By Two Fingers Press
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ean: 9780977760954, isbn: 0977760952,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 281 reviews
Legendary for her poem, The Herstory of My Hips, C. C. Carter has long been a poet we crave…but ain't nobody ready for what Ms. Carter is serving up in her long awaited sequel to Body Language, titled, Body Target. Body Target, is a call to action. It is a siren's shout - a celebration, a charge, a declaration for justice. In old school fashion, this poet calls us to our feet. To be the change we want to see..


Every Single One (The Flap Pamphlet Series)
By Flipped Eye Publishing Limited
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mpn: black & white illustrations, ean: 9781905233359, isbn: 1905233353,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 270 reviews
Feeling a way through the electric, breathless experiences of young adulthood, 'Every Single One' is the debut pamphlet from Nina Bahadur. From New Year's Eve to the stretches of summer, dealing with prickly relationships and an exhaustive search for identity, these poems are an honest and unabashed exploration of youth, intimacy, and growth..


Library of Small Catastrophes
By Copper Canyon Press
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ean: 9781556595394, isbn: 1556595395,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 191 reviews
Library of Small Catastrophes, Alison Rollins’ ambitious debut collection, interrogates the body and nation as storehouses of countless tragedies. Drawing from Jorge Luis Borges’ fascination with the library, Rollins uses the concept of the archive to offer a lyric history of the ways in which we process loss. “Memory is about the future, not the past,” she writes, and rather than shying away from the anger, anxiety, and mourning of her narrators, Rollins’ poetry seeks to challenge


Schaeffer and Ollie: Hoodscapades
By HRM Publishing Division
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mpn: colour illustrations, ean: 9780990878827, isbn: 0990878821,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 285 reviews
Out of a love for children the author was inspired to write a story about her beloved dog Ollie and the neighborhood children he played with. ''Schaeffer & Ollie - Hoodscapades'' and ''Schaeffer & Ollie - Meet the Gang'' are stories derived from her experiences growing up. The books capture many adventures between a little boy, visiting his grandparents for the summer in their neighborhood, and his dog Ollie. This first book in the series captures his arrival and exploits as he and his dog


Toni Morrison's the Bluest Eye (Bloom's Modern Critical Interpretations (Hardcover))
By Chelsea House Publications
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ean: 9780791096154, isbn: 0791096157,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 106 reviews
Presents the story of Pecola Breedlove, a young black girl who prays for her eyes to turn blue so that she will be as beautiful as all the blond, blue-eyed children in America. This book also presents a collection of critical essays and an introduction that offers insight into this novel that tackles the crucial themes of race and identity..


The Nobel Lecture In Literature, 1993
By Knopf
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ean: 9780679434375, isbn: 0679434372,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 36 reviews
Presents the complete acceptance speech of Toni Morrison, winner of the 1993 Nobel Prize for Literature..


Blues: For All the Changes: New Poems
By William Morrow
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ean: 9780688156985, isbn: 0688156983,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 32 reviews
Intimate, edgy, and unapologetic, Blues: For All the Changes bears the mark of Nikki Giovanni's unmistakable voice.In a career that has spanned three decades, Giovanni has created an indispensable body of work and earned a place amoung the nation's most celebrated and controversial poets; Gloria Naylor calls her ''one of our national treasures.'' Now, in these fifty-two new poems, Giovanni brings the passion, fearless wit, and intensely personal self that have defined her life's work to a new


Natural-Born Proud: A Revery
By Utah State University Press
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ean: 9780874217759, isbn: 087421775X,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 171 reviews
A young man from Monterey and his younger brother go on their first deer hunt with their minister father and his friends. The setting is 1950s northern California, in country where, from the right height, one can see Mt. Shasta in one direction, Mt. Lassen in the other. It is a region of small, insular towns, and although it is a familiar hunting ground for the Reverend and his buddies, not everyone there welcomes black hunters. Father and son both shoulder their pride, and a racial


Curly Top
By Brand: Michelle Nelson
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ean: 9780981865232, isbn: 0981865232,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 65 reviews
Curly Top is an illustrated children's book. The theme of the book surrounds Curly's frustration and dislike of her beautiful, bouncy curls which constantly gets in her way when she plays.She convinces her Nana (through emotion) to straighen her hair. Nana complies and this brings Curly great joy. As she plays however, her curls reappear and Curly's has to again deal with them.Used Book in Good Condition.


Two Lives Two Thousand Omens: A Collection of Poetry
By Mitchell Street Press
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ean: 9780988501133, isbn: 0988501139,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 157 reviews
Warm yourself with contemplative emotions and humerous Native American views on daily life. There are prose poems creating a sense of self within Nature; free-form poetry making one contemplate life in ''the chase'' and whether it's all worth the price; poems of death and poems of life; there are even poems that will make you think everytime you enter a bar or restaurant as you gaze into the lives of the staff and entertainers who grace us with their time and efforts. Treat yourself to a


Rogue Hemlocks
By Brand: Fence Books
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ean: 9781934200117, isbn: 1934200115,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 23 reviews
African-American and a native of the South, Carl Martin's ''Brit vernacular'' asks of its reader nothing less than a total ignorance of expectation. These poems, coming after a long silence, engage Romantic tropes such as Vision, Beauty, and the Self, cheek-by-jowl with Pop madness and Modern despair, all in a cadence that is winkingly isolate, stunningly productive.Used Book in Good Condition.


Site Acquisition
By Fence Books
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ean: 9781934200155, isbn: 1934200158,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 86 reviews
A certain slant lubricates Young's second book of poems. Lines of verse veer top-speed around corners, producing unexpectedly lucid interrogations. Anger is allowed, and disillusionment, and a general mistrust of landscape--the natural world owned and used--all countered with the anodyne of an inebriate sensibility that loves the liquor it bathes in, the language by which it collaborates..


In The Heart Of Myself
By Independently published
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ean: 9781980864158, isbn: 1980864152,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 14 reviews
A collection of poems, love, life, spirituality.


The Architecture of Language
By Brand: Coffee House Press
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ean: 9781566891905, isbn: 1566891906,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 258 reviews
“Troupe’s poems resemble Romare Bearden’s collages: muscular and colorful.”—North American Review In the Whitmanic tradition, Troupe’s poetry explodes from the page, capturing the spirit of America. Inspired by contemporary art, music, literature, and sports, The Architecture of Language dismantles the dangerously clichéd, wooden rhetoric saturating our national discourse and rebuilds the language in poems bursting with beauty, energy, and enough imaginative fire to light the way


Kristen's Diary
By Outskirts Press
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mpn: black & white illustrations, ean: 9781478748762, isbn: 1478748761,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 92 reviews
Step into a world of creative energy and emotional fulfillment with Kristen's Diary. Rogers captures the very real, raw emotions and experiences that each of us may go through in our lifetimes through the stories about her own life told in each poem. Whether it be a poem about loss, love, friendships, sorrow, or motivation, Kristen's Diary will make you laugh, cry, but most importantly, realize the humanity in all of us..


Masculine Strength: Father's Day Surprise
By CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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mpn: black & white illustrations, ean: 9781497353923, isbn: 1497353920,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 222 reviews
The setting of the novel is south Florida. A Black American father struggles to impose his imprint for success on his five sons. Power Douglass realizes too late the fatal consequences of his patriarchal domination as his sons reach their troubling adolescent years. A single father since the death of his wife, Hope, Power sees the militaristic structure he has built with fear and manipulation suddenly crumple like a sand fortress. This first novel speaks to family relationships in the midst of


Uncertainties
By Barrytown/Station Hill Press, Inc.
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ean: 9781581771220, isbn: 1581771223,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 143 reviews
Call and response. The breathing body of poetry from the beginning. The psalms of David, the wave of them, rise and fall of plainchant, verse and response. The constantly shifting pause between the half-lines of Old English poetry and the poems of the Edda, the half-lines of the Kalevala swayed out four-handed on the saga bench. So I thought towards the two-line stanza as experiments in duration, in complex syntactic and melodic demands. The melody of the first line necessitates the melody of


Ash (Barnard New Women Poets)
By Brand: Beacon Press
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ean: 9780807068632, isbn: 0807068632,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 73 reviews
Sharan Strange's poetry brings to life the lush mysteries and brutalities of growing up in a rural Southern town. At once a portrait of a community and the poet, Ash traces that alchemy by which the life stories of those around us are transmuted into our own.Used Book in Good Condition.


us mouth
By University of Hell Press
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ean: 9781938753275, isbn: 1938753275,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 293 reviews
us mouth attempts to speak to the fracturing of intimate relationships, the importance of voice, song, and empathy as an instrument of connection and healing. The poems are filled with wordplay and rhythm to create an intensity of presence of various speakers who cry out in the pain and joy of being alive. “Poets in the West love space (s), white space, caligrams, margins to the right―us mouth has them all, and yet its emotional dynamics hews close to the essence of the blues. In this new


Two-Way Mirror: A Poetry Notebook
By City Lights Publishers
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ean: 9780872866508, isbn: 0872866505,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 142 reviews
The poem is perhaps the highest verbal form of communication. It illuminates and it conceals. It is as precise and as vague as a mirror.''—David MeltzerTwo-Way Mirror is a classic book of poetics. Written in short remarks, autobiographical anecdotes, and inspirational quotations drawn from philosophical, ethnographic, and literary sources, Two-Way Mirror is both a nondidactic guide to the art Meltzer has devoted his life to, and a literary pleasure in itself. With its various writing prompts,



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