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HONEY
$ 5.95
TITLE: HONEY, I LOVE
AUTHOR: ELOISE GREENFIELD
ISBN#: 0-06-443097-9
PRICE: $5.95
Sixteen poems tell of love and the simple joys of everyday life, seen through the eyes of a child: playing with a friend, skipping rope, riding on a train -- or keeping Mama company till Daddy gets back.
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COCUNUT
$ 5.99
TITLE: COCUNUT KIND OF DAY
AUTHOR:
ISBN#: 0-14-054527-1
PRICE: $5.99
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EVERYMANS
$ 12.50
TITLE: EVERYMAN'S LIBRARY POCKET POEMS
AUTHOR: LANGSTON HUGHES
ISBN#: 0-375-40551-8
PRICE: $12.50
From the publication of his first book in 1926, Langston Hughes was hailed as the poet laureate of black America, the first to commemorate the experience of African Americans in a voice that no reader, black or white, could fail to hear. Lyrical and pungent, passionate and polemical, this volume is a treasure -- an essential collection of the work of a poet whose words have entered our common language.
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CONCRETE
$ 20.00
TITLE: THE ROSE THAT GREW FROM CONCRETE
AUTHOR: TUPAC AMAR SHAKUR
ISBN#: 0-671-02844-8
PRICE: $20.00
His talent was unbounded, a raw force that commanded attention and respect. His death was tragic--a violent homage to the power of his voice. His legacy is indomitable---remaining vibrant and alive. Here now, newly discovered, are Tupac's most honest and intimate thoughts conveyed through the pure art of poetry---a mirror into his enigmatic life and its many contradictions.
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COMPLETE
$ 24.00
TITLE: THE COMPLETE COLLECTED POEMS OF MAYA ANGELOU
AUTHOR: MAYA ANGELOU
ISBN#: 0-679-42895-X
PRICE: $24.00
Maya Angelou is one of the world's most exciting women. Her poems are like her shadow---painfully revealing, honestly enraged and hurting with the pain of being a women. Maya's poems are Maya the eternal female. You will hear the regal women, the mischievous street girl, you will hear the price of a black women's survival and you will hear of her generosity, Black, bitter, and beautiful, she speaks of our survival.
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BLACK
$ 20.00
TITLE: BLACK WINGS & BLIND ANGELS
AUTHOR: SAPPHIRE
ISBN#: 0-679-44630-3
PRICE: $20.00
Alive with the emotional honesty and intellectual force for which Sapphire has been admired as both a writer and a performance artist, these forty-seven poems take us into America's past and present, bearing testimony to the black experience in a country fragmented by war, racism, and urban and domestic violence. They tell the story of a search for the complicated spiritual path back to one's roots, a story of a family, race, and self transformation.
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ISNT
$ 20.00
TITLE: ISN'T MY NAME MAGICAL?
AUTHOR: SAPPHIRE
ISBN#: 0-679-44630-3
PRICE: $20.00
In Isn't My Name Magical? this irresistible sister and brother team write poems about their family, friends, and favorite activities. Their poems sparkle with energy, and Dreena, the dreamer, and Delroy, the skateboard flyer, are as vibrant in Shelly Hehenberger's richly colored art as they are in acclaimed poet James Berry's rolling words. JAMES BERRY 0-689-80013-4 16.00
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SELECTED
$ 13.00
TITLE: SELECTED POEMS
AUTHOR: LANGSTON HUGHES
ISBN#: 0-679-72818-X
PRICE: $13.00
With the publication of his first book of poems, The Weary Blues, in 1926, Langston Hughes electrified readers and launched a renaissance in black writing in America.
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THOSE
$ 9.00
TITLE: THOSE WHO RIDE THE NIGHT WINDS
AUTHOR: NIKKI GIOVANNI
ISBN#: 0-688-02653-2
PRICE: $9.00
Nikki Giovanni long known as the princess of Black Poetry dedicated Those Who Ride the Night Winds to "the day trippers and midnight cowboys" the ones who have devoted their lives to pushing the limits of the human condition and who have shattered the constraints of the status quo to live life as a marvelous transitory adventure.
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MY
$ 9.00
TITLE: MY HOUSE
AUTHOR: NIKKI GIOVANNI
ISBN#: 0-688-05021-2
PRICE: $9.00
Enter the world of Nikki Giovanni, writing of mothers and their children, of childhood memories, of black leaders and black Africa, the poems in My house marked a new dimension in tone and philosophy for Nikki Giovanni when they first appeared at the beginning of her extraordinary career.
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WOMEN
$ 9.00
TITLE: THE WOMEN AND THE MEN
AUTHOR: NIKKI GIOVANNI
ISBN#: 0-688-07947-4
PRICE: $9.00
From Harlem rooftops to the drumbeats of the Congo, the poems in The Women and the Men display in full measure the gifts that have made Nikki Giovanni one of the most important, appealing, and broad-reaching American poets: her warmth, her conciseness, her passion, and her wit.
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COTTON
$ 9.00
TITLE: COTTON CANDY ON A RAINY DAY
AUTHOR: NIKKI GIOVANNI
ISBN#: 0-688-08365-X
PRICE: $9.00
A pivotal work in Nikki Giovanni's career, Cotton Candy on a Rainy Day is one of the most poignant and introspective of all Giovanni's collections. Moving from the emotionally fraught polotical arena to the intimate realm of the personal, the poems in this volume express a conflicted consciousness and the disullusionment shared by so many during the early 1970s.
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SELECTED
$ 22.00
TITLE: THE SELECTED POEMS OF NIKKI GIOVANNI
AUTHOR: NIKKI GIOVANNI
ISBN#: 0-688-14047-5
PRICE: $22.00
How wonderful to have collected together so many tones of the unmistakeable poetic voice of Giovanni, ringing nearly thirty years with love for Black community, Black speech, Black music , Black men, Black art---and insisting, thank God, on the sanctity of Black life, which America has long held cheap. Giovanni's poetry heals and struts, mourns and celebrates with restorative wit.
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SHAKE
$ 14.00
TITLE: SHAKE LOOSE MY SKIN
AUTHOR: SONIA SANCHEZ
ISBN#: 0-8070-6853-5
PRICE: $14.00
With an unblinking and critical poet' s eye. Sonia Sanchez has been setting her readers straight, telling the terrible beauty and reflecting images in ways that simultaneously solicit tears and laughter. For over thirty years this revolutionary poet has been undeterred from a path that began in the sixties. She has not given up the struggle to let her poetry be what she refers to a a call to arms for her people.
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CATCH
$ 13.00
TITLE: CATCH the FIRE!!! -- A cross- generational Anthology of contemporary African-American Poetry
AUTHOR: EDITED by DERRICK I.M. GILBERT
ISBN#: 1-57322-654-8
PRICE: $13.00
This extraordinary young poet and performer has amassed a veritable choir of truth and history. These voices represent the power ,vibrancy,and urgency of the so-called urban jungle.
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PALM
$ 6.95
TITLE: THE PALM OF MY HEART
AUTHOR: DAVIDA ADEDJOUMA
ISBN#: 1-880000-76-8
PRICE: $6.95
The twenty poems that Adedjouma gathered...are arranged seamlessly, and the selections are lifr-affirming, brimming with self-awareness, and written in a celebration of African American Culture interpretations of the text allow every page and double spread to convey a distinct story, mood, or tribute to the culture.
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DUBIOUS
$ 13.95
TITLE: DUBIOUS & DARLING
AUTHOR: HUGH MITCHELL BOUVIER
ISBN#: 1-881524-68-X
PRICE: $13.95
This book of poetry expresses all of those emotions and feelings about love that men have been socialized the hide within their souls. The author shares with us a sensitive and caring side, that is so seldom expressed in words. This book will help those who have closed their hearts to love, and show them how to open up and welcome love again.
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GET
$ 12.00
TITLE: GET OFF THE TITTY!
AUTHOR: ROBBYNE KAAMIL
ISBN#: get
PRICE: $12.00
Poetry that bites....is a compilation of Kaamil's personal insights and occasional collabortations with various visual artists to create poetry that enhances emotional as well as estheeetic perceptions.
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SELECTED_POEMS
$ 10.95
TITLE: SELECTED POEMS
AUTHOR: MERVYN MORRIS
ISBN#: selpo
PRICE: $10.95
'The poems variously inhabit a continuum extending between celebration and judgment, between purposeful satire and sheer comedy. We have tried to ensure that the poems are easy to read.