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Fire power

Author: Chrystos
Publisher: Vancouver : Press Gang Publishers, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Telling the truth is powerful medicine. It is a fire that lights the way for others. When we speak our "Fire Power," we join a long & honored line of warriors against injustice. Each of us is born with innate power & purpose, a sacred direction for which we have been created. Our task is to find the place where we belong & do our work there.
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Genre/Form: Lesbian poetry
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Chrystos, 1946-
Fire power.
Vancouver : Press Gang Publishers, 1995
(OCoLC)607072607
Online version:
Chrystos, 1946-
Fire power.
Vancouver : Press Gang Publishers, 1995
(OCoLC)631549067
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Chrystos
ISBN: 088974047X 9780889740471
OCLC Number: 33374448
Notes: Poems.
Offset printed.
Description: 131 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Going Into the Prison --
You Are Not Here --
ITCOTU --
Bitter as the Pockmarked Streets --
While There's Still --
The Man Who Had a Lobotomy --
Unsettling Poetry --
When She --
Ground Zero --
Pink Snow --
In Oklahoma --
Rush Hour --
One Learns the Ceiling --
Breathlessly --
The Roma Say --
Sometimes Sitting in the Airport --
Here's the Ruthless Edge --
Down Under the Taxi Yellow --
I've Done the Time --
Hope Haiku --
Mr. Wind Dancer --
What Kills Me --
Your Beauty --
Hell Calls Me Up --
Riding Up the Escalator --
Late Breakfast --
Volunteers of America for God & Country Thrift Store --
Parsing Our Sentence --
Hissing He Called Me a Witch --
Your Hand the Hard Silk --
Judas Hole --
She Says My Dependency Needs --
In the Morning I Comb --
My Father Died at Nine --
Rude as 2:29 A.M. --
I Fly to You --
Sometimes I Can't Stand to Look --
There's a Razor --
Folded Carefully --
Gazing Out the Kitchen Window --
Worrying About How to Pay All My Bills --
In the Land of the Free.
Responsibility: Chrystos.

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Telling the truth is powerful medicine. It is a fire that lights the way for others. When we speak our "Fire Power," we join a long & honored line of warriors against injustice. Each of us is born with innate power & purpose, a sacred direction for which we have been created. Our task is to find the place where we belong & do our work there.

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