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Jan.26.2012
 
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Aug.16.2010
Rooted in a family history that takes in Africa, Europe and the Americas, these candid and sensitive poems explore the pain and rewards of journeys of discovery that invoke both loss of origins and the gains of new perspectives. The collection reveals a gift for witty narrative, including a...
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Jul.07.2009
Each piece in this dynamic poetic biography uses the voices of iconic figures past and present in a bold exploration of such hot topics as gender, race, and spirituality. The mode of presentation continually shifts—from dramatic monologue or prose poem, to prophetic rant—to provide fresh, moving...
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Jul.07.2009
The stories in this collection move the heart and the head. They are told by an old Jamaican woman about the community that has grown up around her, the villages first inhabitant. They concern the mystery that is men: men of beauty who are as lilies of the field, men who are afraid of and despise...
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Jul.07.2009
This feisty and sensuous collection of poetry includes powerful poems about the solidarity of women, the female elders of the poet's own family, and the desire for male difference. In these poems there is no gap between the historical, the political, and the personal, all are defined by the...