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The collected poems of Audre Lorde.

Author: Audre Lorde
Publisher: New York : Norton, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Collected here for the first time are more than three hundred poems from one of this country's major and most influential poets, representing the complete oeuvre of Audre Lorde's poetry. Lorde published nine volumes of poetry which, in her words, detail "a linguistic and emotional tour through the conflicts, fears, and hopes of the world I have inhabited." Included here are Lorde's early, previously unavailable  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Audre Lorde
ISBN: 0393040909 9780393040906
OCLC Number: 36486003
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xvii, 489 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: The first cities (1968): Memorial II --
"I die for all mysterious things" --
A family resemblance --
Coal --
What my child learns of the sea --
Now that I am forever with child --
Bridge through my windows --
Second spring --
Spring III --
Gemini --
To a girl who knew what side her --
Bread was buttered on --
Nightstone --
Father Son and Holy Ghost --
Pirouette --
Generation --
Echo --
Oaxaca --
Father, the year is fallen --
If you come softly --
Suffer the children --
A child shall lead --
A lover's song --
Return --
Suspension --
Cables to rage (1970): Rites of passage --
Summer oracle --
Song --
Spring people --
Rooming houses are old women --
Bloodbirth --
After a first book --
Martha --
And what about the children --
The dozens --
The woman thing --
A poem for a poet --
Conversation in crisis --
Sowing --
Making it --
On a night of the full moon --
Fantasy and conversation --
Dreams bite ... --
From a land where other people live (1973): For each of you --
The day they eulogized Mahalia --
Equinox --
Progress report --
Good mirrors are not cheap --
Black mother woman --
As I grow up again --
The seventh sense --
New Year's day --
Teacher --
Moving out or the end of --
Cooperative living --
Moving in --
Neighbors --
Change of season --
Generation II --
Love, maybe --
Relevant is different --
Points on the circle --
Signs --
Conclusion --
A song of names and faces --
Movement song --
The winds of Orisha --
Who said it was simple --
Dear Toni --
Prologue --
New York head shop and museum (1974): New York City 1970 --
To my daughter the junkie on a train --
To Desi as Joe as smoky the lover of 115th Street --
The American Cancer Society --
A sewerplant grows in Harlem --
A birthday memorial to Seventh Street --
One year to life on Grand Central shuttle --
The workers rose on May day --
Cables to rage --
Keyfood --
A trip on the Staten Island ferry --
My fifth trip to Washington ended In Northeast Delaware --
Now --
To the girl who lives in a tree --
Barren --
Hard love rock #II Memorial IV --
Love poem --
Mentor --
The fallen --
Separation --
Even --
Memorial III from a phone booth on Broadway --
And don't think I won't be waiting --
For my singing sister --
Monkeyman --
Naturally --
Song for a thin sister --
Release time --
Revolution is one form of social change --
Oya --
All hallows eve --
Ballad from childhood --
Times change and we change with them --
To Marie, in flight --
The bees --
Viet-nam addenda --
Visit to a city out of time --
The brown menace --
Sacrifice --
Blackstudies --
Coal (1976): Rites of passage --
Father Son and Holy Ghost --
Coal --
Rooming houses are old women --
The woman thing --
Oaxaca --
Summer oracle --
Generation --
A family resemblance --
Song --
On a night of the full moon --
Now that I am forever with child --
What my child learns of the sea --
Spring people --
Poem for a poet --
Story books on a kitchen table --
Pirouette --
Hard love rock --
Father the year has fallen --
Gemini --
Bridge through my window --
Conversations in crisis --
The maiden --
When the saints come marching in --
On midsummer's eve --
Dreams bite --
Suspension --
A child shall lead --
Afterlove --
The dozens --
And what about the children --
For the king and queen of summer --
Fantasy and conversation --
Paperweight --
Martha --
Memorial I --
Memorial II --
The songless lark --
Anniversary --
Second spring --
To a girl who knew what side her bread was buttered on --
Between our selves (1976): Power --
School note --
Solstice --
Scar --
Between ourselves --
Outside --
A woman/dirge for wasted children --
The black unicorn (1978): The black unicorn --
A woman speaks --
From the house of Yemanja --
Coniagui women --
A rock thrown into the water does not fear the cold --
Dahomey --
125th Street and Abomey --
The women of Dan --
Sahara --
Harriet --
Chain --
Sequelae --
For Assata --
At first I thought you were --
Talking about... --
A litany for survival --
Meet --
Seasoning --
Touring --
Walking our boundaries --
Eulogy for Alvin Frost --
Chorus --
Coping To Martha: a New Year --
In Margaret's garden --
Scar --
Portrait --
A song for many movements --
Brother Alvin --
School note --
Digging --
Outside --
Therapy --
The same death over and over --
Ballad for ashes --
A woman/dirge for wasted children --
Parting --
Timepiece --
Fog report --
Pathways: from mother to mother --
Death dance for a poet --
Dream/songs from the moon of Beulah Land I-V --
Recreation --
Woman --
Timing --
Ghost --
Artisan --
Letter for Jan --
Bicentennial poem # 21,000,000 --
The old days --
Contact lenses --
Lightly --
Hanging fire --
But what can you teach my daughter --
From inside an empty purse --
A small slaughter --
From the greenhouse --
Journeystones I-XI --
About religion --
Sister outsider --
Bazaar --
Power --
Eulogy --
"Never take fire from a woman" --
Between ourselves --
Future promise --
The Trollop maiden --
Solstice --
A glossary of African names used in the poems --
(New poems from) Chosen poems: Old and new (1982): The evening news --
Za Ki Tan ke parlay lot --
Afterimages --
A poem for women in rage --
October --
Sister, morning is a time for miracles --
Need: a choral of black women's voices --
Our dead behind us (1986): Sisters in arms --
To the poet who happens to be black and the black poet who happens to be a woman --
Outlines --
Stations --
Equal opportunity --
Soho cinema --
Vigil --
Berlin is hard on colored girls --
This urn contains earth from German --
Concentration camps --
Mawu --
Fishing the white water --
On the edge --
Naming the stories --
Diaspora --
The horse casts a shoe --
Reins --
Wood has no mouth --
A meeting of minds --
The art of response --
From the cave --
A question of climate --
Out to the hard road --
Every traveler has one Vermont poem --
For Judith --
For Jose and Regina --
Beverly's poem --
Big apple circus --
Florida --
Home --
Burning the water hyacinth --
Political relations --
Learning to write --
On my way out I pass --
Over you and the Verrazano Bridge --
Out of the wind --
Holographs --
There are no honest poems About dead women --
A question of essence --
For the record --
Ethiopia --
Generation III --
Never to dream of spiders --
Beams --
Call --
The marvelous arithmetics of distance (1993): Smelling the wind --
Legacy --
hers --
Making love to concrete --
Echoes --
Domino --
Thaw --
Party time --
Prism --
Do you remember Laura --
Inheritance --
His --
The one who got away --
Depreciation --
Syracuse airport --
Thanks to Jesse Jackson --
Judith's fancy --
Production --
Building --
jessehelms --
Dear Joe --
Women on trains --
The politics of addiction --
Kitchen linoleum --
Oshun's table --
Parting --
Peace on earth --
Restoration: a memorial-9/18/91 --
Starting all over again --
What it means to be beautiful --
Hugo I --
Construction --
Speechless --
For Craig --
East Berlin --
The night-blooming Jasmine --
Girfriend --
Lunar eclipse --
Change --
Today is not the day --
The electric slide boogie.
Other Titles: Poems

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"Collected here for the first time are more than three hundred poems from one of this country's major and most influential poets, representing the complete oeuvre of Audre Lorde's poetry. Lorde published nine volumes of poetry which, in her words, detail "a linguistic and emotional tour through the conflicts, fears, and hopes of the world I have inhabited." Included here are Lorde's early, previously unavailable works: The First Cities, The New York Head Shop and Museum, Cables to Rage, and From a Land Where Other People Live."--BOOK JACKET.

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