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Taking the Arrow Out of the Heart
Taking the Arrow Out of the Heart
By Atria / 37 INK
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ean: 9781501179525, isbn: 1501179527,

Alice Walker, author of the National Book Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning The Color Purple—“an American novel of permanent importance” (San Francisco Chronicle)—crafts a bilingual collection that is both playfully imaginative and intensely m...


Black Girl Magic: A Poem
Black Girl Magic: A Poem
By Roaring Brook Press
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ean: 9781250173720, isbn: 1250173728,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 29 reviews
Black Girl, they say you ain't 'posed to be hereMuch of what twenty-first century culture tells black girls is not pretty: Don't wear this; don't smile at that. Don't have an opinion; don't dream big. And most of all, don't love yourself. In response...


The Collected Poems of Lucille Clifton 1965-2010 (American Poets Continuum)
The Collected Poems of Lucille Clifton 1965-2010 (American Poets Continuum)
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mpn: 9781934414903, ean: 9781934414903, isbn: 1934414905,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 35 reviews
Winner of the 2013 Hurston/Wright Legacy Award for Poetry"The Collected Poems of Lucille Clifton 1965-2010 may be the most important book of poetry to appear in years."--Publishers Weekly"All poetry readers will want to own this book; almost everythi...


Head Off & Split: Poems
Head Off & Split: Poems
By Triquarterly
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4.9 out of 5 stars with 11 reviews
Winner, 2011 National Book Award for Poetry Winner, 2012 GLCS Award for Poetry Winner, 2012 SIBA Book Award for Poetry Nominee, 2012 NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work in Poetry The poems in Nikky Finney's breathtaking new collection Hea...


Planting Gardens in Graves III
Planting Gardens in Graves III
By Andrews McMeel Publishing
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From the beloved author of Whiskey, Words, and a Shovel comes the third and final volume in his newest series. r.h. Sin completes his bestselling series with Planting Gardens in Graves III, another powerful collection of poetry that hones in on the ...


Black Movie
Black Movie
By Button Poetry
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4.7 out of 5 stars with 28 reviews
"These harrowing poems make montage, make mirrors, make elegiac biopic, make 'a dope ass trailer with a hundred black children / smiling into the camera & the last shot is the wide mouth of a pistol.' That's no spoiler alert, but rather, Smith's way...


Collected Poems: 1974-2004
Collected Poems: 1974-2004
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4.7 out of 5 stars with 18 reviews
Finalist for the 2016 National Book Award Finalist for the 2017 NAACP Image Award Three decades of powerful lyric poetry from a virtuoso of the English language in one unabridged volume.Rita Dove’s Collected Poems 1974–2004 showcases the wide-ran...


Roy DeCarava and Langston Hughes: The Sweet Flypaper of Life
Roy DeCarava and Langston Hughes: The Sweet Flypaper of Life
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The Sweet Flypaper of Life is a "poem" about ordinary people, about teenagers around a jukebox, about children at an open fire hydrant, about riding the subway alone at night, about picket lines and artist work spaces. This renowned, life-affirming c...


Magic City Gospel
Magic City Gospel
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4.5 out of 5 stars with 24 reviews
Magic City Gospel is a love song to Birmingham, the Magic City of the South. In traditional forms and free verse poems, 2015 Rona Jaffe Writer’s Award-winner Ashley M. Jones takes readers on an historical, geographical, cultural, and personal journ...


leadbelly: poems (National Poetry Series)
leadbelly: poems (National Poetry Series)
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4.9 out of 5 stars with 18 reviews
“It is exhilarating to be invited into a world so large and muscular, so rooted in history, a world where so much is at stake.”—Brigit Pegeen Kelly, National Poetry Series judgeA biography in poems, leadbelly examines the life and times of the ...


Of Poetry and Protest: From Emmett Till to Trayvon Martin
Of Poetry and Protest: From Emmett Till to Trayvon Martin
By W W Norton Co Inc
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ean: 9780393352733, isbn: 0393352730,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 12 reviews
This stunning work illuminates today’s black experience through the voices of our most transformative and powerful African American poets.Included in this extraordinary volume are the poems of 43 of America’s most talented African American wordsm...


Shake Loose My Skin: New and Selected Poems (Bluestreak)
Shake Loose My Skin: New and Selected Poems (Bluestreak)
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4.9 out of 5 stars with 17 reviews
An extraordinary retrospective covering over thirty years of work, From a leading writer of the Black Arts Movement and the American Poetry Society's 2018 Wallace Stevens Award–winner.Shake Loose My Skin is a stunning testament to the literary, s...


Anagnorisis: Poems
Anagnorisis: Poems
By Triquarterly
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In Anagnorisis: Poems, the award-winning poet Kyle Dargan ignites a reckoning. From the depths of his rapidly changing home of Washington, D.C., the poet is both enthralled and provoked, having witnessed-on a digital loop running in the background of...


Brutal Imagination: Poems
Brutal Imagination: Poems
By G.P. Putnam's Sons
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4.0 out of 5 stars with 57 reviews
Finalist for the National Book Award in PoetryBrutal Imagination is the work of a poet at the peak of his considerable powers, confronting a crucial subject: the black man in America.“A hymn to all the sons this country has stolen from her African...


The Drowning Boy's Guide to Water
The Drowning Boy's Guide to Water
By Autumn House
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4.4 out of 5 stars with 15 reviews
Winner of the Rising Writer Contest (2017)Cameron Barnett’s poetry collection, The Drowning Boy’s Guide to Water (winner of the 2017 Rising Writer Contest), explores the complexity of race and the body for a black man in today’s America....


Daughter of a Black Sun: Profound Poetry by Nicia De'Lovely
Daughter of a Black Sun: Profound Poetry by Nicia De'Lovely
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4.7 out of 5 stars with 10 reviews
"Daughter of a Black Sun" is a modern masterwork of urban poetry by Nicia De’Lovely, filled with compelling literature that illustrates the beauty, brawl and bravery of Black America from a personal perspective. Woven together like an exquisite int...


In The Mind of Madness
In The Mind of Madness
By 310 Brown Street
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4.6 out of 5 stars with 60 reviews
Have you ever wondered what the author of a poem was thinking when they wrote it? Here is your chance to find out! Shake the poet breaks down in detail what the poem means and what his intentions for you the reader are. His “Take a deeper look” s...


Forest Primeval: Poems (Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award)
Forest Primeval: Poems (Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award)
By Triquarterly
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ean: 9780810132436, isbn: 0810132435,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 44 reviews
Winner, 2017 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award Winner, 2016 Hurston/Wright Legacy Award in the Poetry category Finalist, 2015 Balcones Poetry Prize Shortlist finalist, 2015 PEN Open Book Award for an exceptional book by an author of color"Another Anti-Pas...


The Weary Blues
The Weary Blues
By Knopf Publishing Group
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mpn: 9780385352970, ean: 9780385352970, isbn: 0385352972,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 54 reviews
Nearly ninety years after its first publication, this celebratory edition of The Weary Blues reminds us of the stunning achievement of Langston Hughes, who was just twenty-four at its first appearance. Beginning with the opening “Proem” (prologue...


The Black Unicorn: Poems (Norton Paperback)
The Black Unicorn: Poems (Norton Paperback)
By Lorde, Audre
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mpn: 9780393312379, ean: 9780393312379, isbn: 0393312372,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 38 reviews
The Black Unicorn is a collection of poems by a woman who, Adrienne Rich writes, "for the complexity of her vision, for her moral courage and the catalytic passion of her language, has already become, for many, an indispensable poet." Rich continues:...



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