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Title:
Indivisible : poems for social justice / edited by Gail Bush & Randy Meyer ; foreword by Common.
Call Number:
TEEN 808.81 IND
Publication Date:
c2013.
Publisher:
Chicago, Ill. : Norwood House Press, c2013.
Physical Description:
94 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents:
Liberty was Misquoted. Immigrants / Nancy Byrd Turner ; Enemies / Wendell Berry ; The ISM / Wanda Coleman ; Discrimination / Kenneth Rexroth ; The news you don't get at home / Luis J. Rodriguez ; Wise I / Amiri Baraka ; Poem in the American manner / Dorothy Parker ; Possessor's pity / George Abbe ; Liberty needs glasses / Tupac Shakur. -- We Are All Getting Burned. Misery / Langston Hughes ; Mexico is sinking / Guillermo Gomez-Pena ; Columbus Day / Jimmie Durham ; Points of view / Ishmael Reed ; The handicapped / Philip Dacey ; Bilingual Christmas / Pat Mora ; Man in space / Billy Collins ; Indian movie, New Jersey / Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni ; The geography of poetry / Assotto Saint ; Invisibility poem: lesbian / Ilze Muller ; La migra / Pat Mora ; Picasso / Ellyn Maybe ; Sure you can ask me a personal question / Diane Burns ; L.A. prayer / Francisco X. Alarcon. -- Giving Secrets Away. Other people's lives / Alice Mishkin ; Windshield / Alicia Ostriker ; St. Peter Claver / Toi Derricotte ; Being a good Americani / Fawaz Turki ; Looking back / Gogisgi ; Award / Ray Durem ; In response to executive order 9066 / Dwight Okita ; Harlem Hopscotch / Maya Angelou ; Please fire me / Deborah Garrison ; The legend / Garrett Hongo ; White lies / Natasha Trethewey ; This is a poen to my son Peter / Peter Meinke ; Warning / Mitsuye Yamada. -- The Signals We Give. Outwitted / Edwin Markham ; My great grandfather's slaves / Wendell Berry ; Riding the D-train / Enid Dame ; Jap / Lee Herrick ; Admission of failure / Phyllis Koestenbaum ; Anglo-Saxon Protestant heterosexual man / Wendell Berry ; Sympathy / Paul Laurence Dunbar ; A ritual to read to each other / William Stafford ; Failing in the presence of ants / Gary Soto ; Sunrise / Mary Oliver. -- The Next Thing to Happen. The greater thing / Edwin Markham ; Piece by piece / Luis J. Rodriguez ; Freedom of expression / William Stafford ; Marked / Carmen Tafolla ; Prayer / Louis Untermeyer ; The last word / Amina Baraka ; Perhaps the world ends here / Joy Harjo ; Being a person / William Stafford.
Summary:
This anthology includes over 50 works of poetry by 20th century writers on issues related to social justice in American society.
Bibliography Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Horizon Bib Number:
1444118
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