skip to content
Gathering ground : a reader celebrating Cave Canem's first decade Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Gathering ground : a reader celebrating Cave Canem's first decade

Author: Toi Derricotte; Cornelius Eady; Camille T Dungy; Cave Canem (Organization)
Publisher: Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Cave Canem has for the past 10 years dedicated itself to the discovery and cultivation of new voices in African American poetry. This volume presents more than one hundred poems by Cave Canem participants and faculty. Includes sonnets, a bop (a new form created by a Cave Canem faculty member), blues, sestinas, k prose poems, centos, free verse and more. Includes the poetry of Lucille Clifton, Yusef Komunyakaa,  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy online

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Poetry
Anthologie
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Gathering ground.
Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, ©2006
(OCoLC)607639931
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Toi Derricotte; Cornelius Eady; Camille T Dungy; Cave Canem (Organization)
ISBN: 0472099248 9780472099245 0472069241 9780472069248
OCLC Number: 62133808
Description: 210 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: For Mairead / M. Eliza Hamilton Abegunde 13 --
Peeling Off the Skin / Opal Palmer Adisa 14 --
When / Elizabeth Alexander 17 --
The Taste of Apples / Lauren K. Alleyne 18 --
seven crown man / Holly Bass 19 --
Bop Poem / Venise N. Battle 21 --
LL. Benbow Relates the Circumstances Surrounding Vernell Spraggins's Recent Ejection from Hell / Herman Beavers 22 --
Miranda Remembers Cuba, 1974 / Michelle Courtney Berry 24 --
For Those Who Need a True Story / Tara Betts 26 --
Spirit Led / Angela A. Bickham 28 --
Marchers Headed for Washington, Baltimore 1963 / Remica L. Bingham 30 --
H.N.I.C. (Head Nigger in Charge) / Shane Book 32 --
Crossing Over / Angela Brooks 35 --
Thirty Mile Woman: Sixo's Song / Derrick Weston Brown 36 --
Detailing the Nape / Jericho Brown 37 --
Dreadlocks / Toni Brown 38 --
Blessing the Lepers / Gloria Burgess 39 --
Coil / C.M. Burroughs 40 --
[surely i am able to write poems] / Lucille Clifton 42 --
Sister / Taiyon Coleman 43 --
Twelve Year Poem / Lauri Conner 44 --
Robbing hoods / Curtis L. Crisler 46 --
Haint / Teri Ellen Cross 48 --
Standing Ground / Traci Dant 49 --
Search for Robert Hayden / Kyle G. Dargan 50 --
Carapace / Hayes Davis 51 --
Atlantic Coasts / Jarita Davis 52 --
Tall Man Flies / Kwame Dawes 54 --
Juke Joint Josephine / Jarvis Q. Deberry 56 --
my dad & sardines / Toi Derricotte 57 --
A Love Supreme / Joel Dias-Porter 58 --
mug shot pedigree / La Tasha N. Nevada Diggs 60 --
The Street of Look Behind / R. Erica Doyle 61 --
Code / Camille T. Dungy 63 --
I'm a Fool to Love You / Cornelius Eady 64 --
Uncollected Ghazal / Michele Elliott 66 --
Music Lesson / Phebus Etienne 67 --
True Autumn / Chanda Feldman 68 --
Stewards / Nikky Finney 70 --
Worship / Reginald L. Flood 71 --
is / Cherryl Floyd-Miller 73 --
Saturday Nights at the Bug Inn, 1986 / Krista Franklin 74 --
A Human Landscape: On Coyotes / John Frazier 75 --
Corner Yard / Deidre R. Gantt 76 --
Unclean. Make me / Ross Gay 77 --
Zeitgeist o: Zeitgeist 63-69 / Regie O'Hare Gibson 78 --
Talkin' Back to Mama / Carmen R. Gillespie 80 --
Palimpsest / Aracelis Girmay 81 --
of / Monica A. Hand 82 --
Goodbye Porkpie Hat / Michael S. Harper 83 --
Phou / Duriel E. Harris 84 --
Coward / Francine J. Harris 86 --
MT in Solitary / Reginald Harris 87 --
In Toni Morrison's Head / Yona Harvey 88 --
Pine / Terrance Hayes 90 --
Lovely's Song / Tonya Cherie Hegamin 92 --
Nigger Street 1937 / Sean Hill 95 --
summer / Andre O. Hoilette 96 --
Love Worn / Lita Hooper 98 --
Poem for a Second / Erica Hunt 99 --
The Chosen One / Kate Hymes 101 --
Family Outing / Linda Susan Jackson 102 --
from Urban Renewal, xvi: "What of my fourth grade teacher at Reynolds Elementary" / Major Jackson 103 --
Muse, a Lady Cautioning / Honoree Fanonne Jeffers 104 --
bud russel, louisiana prison transfer man, 1920 / Tyehimba Jess 105 --
Spirit of the Dead Watching / Amaud Jamaul Johnson 106 --
listen / Brandon D. Johnson 107 --
in the Quarter / Karma Mayet Johnson 108 --
Kind of Blue / A. Van Jordan 109 --
The Now of Aunt Marie / Carolyn C. Joyner 111 --
The Haymarket / John Keene 112 --
soprano / M. Nzadi Keita 113 --
Response to Pasiphae / Ruth Ellen Kocher 114 --
The Blue Hour / Yusef Komunyakaa 115 --
Clair de Lune / Jacqueline Jones LaMon 116 --
long way home / Quraysh Ali Lansana 117 --
The Sniff / Carmelo Larose 118 --
Yellow Is in the Eye of the Beholder / Virginia K. Lee 119 --
Christ and Magdalene / Raina J. Leon 121 --
The Devil Is Beating His Wife Again / Doughtry "Doc" Long 123 --
Artificial Insemination of a Working-Class Lesbian / Kenyetta Lovings 124 --
Understanding Al Green / Adrian Matejka 125 --
An Offering / Shara McCallum 127 --
The First Time We Heard "Flyin' Home" / Carrie Allen McCray 128 --
One More Silver Dollar / Ernesto Mercer 129 --
The Temple of Greed & Mildew / Dante Micheaux 131 --
Relapse of Winter in Frankfurt / Jonathan Moody 132 --
What a Snakehead Discovered in a Maryland Pond and a Poet in Corporate America Have in Common / Kamilah Aisha Moon 133 --
Tap-Root / Indigo Moor 134 --
A Quiet Rhythm of Sleep / Lenard D. Moore 136 --
Drinking Mojitos in Cuba Libre / Harryette Mullen 138 --
Woman with a Chignon / Marilyn Nelson 139 --
In The Way That Longing Is, a sonnet cento for Cave Canem / Mendi Lewis Obadike 140 --
Winter After the Strike / Gregory Pardlo 142 --
The only shine on the Titanic / Carlo Toli Paul 144 --
Ode to the Triays of Amelia / Gwen Triay Samuels 147 --
Under a Soprano Sky / Sonia Sanchez 149 --
Ambition: II. Mosquito in the Mist / Tim Seibles 150 --
W.E.B. in Ghana / Elaine Shelly 153 --
Parade of Flesh / Cherene Sherrard 154 --
The Poet, 1955 / Kevin Simmonds 156 --
Asking for a Heart Attack / Patricia Smith 157 --
Duende / Tracy K. Smith 158 --
Exile Propriety / Christina Springer 160 --
Mete / Christopher Stackhouse 162 --
border town / Nicole Terez 163 --
Dress / Amber Flora Thomas 164 --
West Indian Girl Contemplates the Push / Samantha Thornhill 165 --
Wild Like That / Venus Thrash 166 --
Miscegenation / Natasha Trethewey 167 --
Maul / Lyrae Van Clief-Stefanon 168 --
Prophet as Slow Bird / Wendy S. Walters 170 --
Silver Rights / Nagueyalti Warren 171 --
Charleston / Afaa Michael Weaver 172 --
259 Brooklyn Avenue / Arisa White 174 --
The Early Brilliance of Dwayne / Simone White 176 --
Book of Ruth / Carolyn Beard Whitlow 177 --
These Bones / Karen Williams 179 --
prescription or for what ails you or poetry on demand / Treasure Williams 182 --
Garden of Eden Blues / Bridgette A. Wimberly 184 --
Nola / Yolanda Wisher 185 --
Good News from the River / Toni Wynn 187 --
To Go for Broke / Al Young 188 --
Hard Headed Blues / Kevin Young 189.
Responsibility: Toi Derricotte and Cornelius Eady, editors ; Camille T. Dungy, assistant editor ; introduction by Elizabeth Alexander, Harryette Mullen, and the editors.
More information:

Abstract:

Founded by poets Toi Derricotte and Cornelius Eady in 1996, Cave Canem has dedicated itself to the discovery and cultivation of new voices in African American poetry. This is a collection of more  Read more...

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/62133808> # Gathering ground : a reader celebrating Cave Canem's first decade
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
    library:oclcnum "62133808" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/476596081#Place/ann_arbor> ; # Ann Arbor
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/miu> ;
    rdfs:comment "Unknown 'gen' value: sgp" ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/476596081#Place/amerikanisches_englisch> ; # Amerikanisches Englisch.
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/799558> ; # African Americans
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2007100768> ; # American poetry--21st century
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/807349> ; # American poetry--African American authors
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/807348> ; # American poetry
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/476596081#Place/schwarze> ; # Schwarze.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/476596081#Topic/american_poetry_african_american_authors> ; # American poetry--African American authors
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85004389> ; # American poetry--African American authors
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/476596081#Event/1900_2099> ; # 1900-2099
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/476596081#Topic/african_americans> ; # African Americans
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/476596081#Topic/lyrik> ; # Lyrik
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/476596081#Topic/amerikanisches_englisch> ; # Amerikanisches Englisch
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/811.54080896073/e22/> ;
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85004387> ; # American poetry--20th century
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/476596081#Topic/schwarze> ; # Schwarze
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/123005346> ; # Cave Canem (Organization)
    schema:copyrightYear "2006" ;
    schema:datePublished "2006" ;
    schema:description "Cave Canem has for the past 10 years dedicated itself to the discovery and cultivation of new voices in African American poetry. This volume presents more than one hundred poems by Cave Canem participants and faculty. Includes sonnets, a bop (a new form created by a Cave Canem faculty member), blues, sestinas, k prose poems, centos, free verse and more. Includes the poetry of Lucille Clifton, Yusef Komunyakaa, Marilyn Nelson, Sonya Sanchez, Al Young among others."@en ;
    schema:editor <http://viaf.org/viaf/60956725> ; # Camille T. Dungy
    schema:editor <http://viaf.org/viaf/77765819> ; # Cornelius Eady
    schema:editor <http://viaf.org/viaf/84492278> ; # Toi Derricotte
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/476596081> ;
    schema:genre "Poetry"@en ;
    schema:genre "Anthologie"@en ;
    schema:genre "Government publication"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/607639931> ;
    schema:name "Gathering ground : a reader celebrating Cave Canem's first decade"@en ;
    schema:productID "62133808" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/62133808#PublicationEvent/ann_arbor_university_of_michigan_press_2006> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/476596081#Agent/university_of_michigan_press> ; # University of Michigan Press
    schema:url <http://bvbr.bib-bvb.de:8991/F?func=service&doc_library=BVB01&doc_number=014792219&line_number=0001&func_code=DB_RECORDS&service_type=MEDIA> ;
    schema:url <http://bvbr.bib-bvb.de:8991/F?func=service&doc_library=BVB01&local_base=BVB01&doc_number=014792219&line_number=0001&func_code=DB_RECORDS&service_type=MEDIA> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780472099245> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780472069248> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/62133808> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/476596081#Agent/university_of_michigan_press> # University of Michigan Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "University of Michigan Press" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/476596081#Place/amerikanisches_englisch> # Amerikanisches Englisch.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Amerikanisches Englisch." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/476596081#Topic/american_poetry_african_american_authors> # American poetry--African American authors
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "American poetry--African American authors"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/476596081#Topic/amerikanisches_englisch> # Amerikanisches Englisch
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Amerikanisches Englisch"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2007100768> # American poetry--21st century
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "American poetry--21st century"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85004387> # American poetry--20th century
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "American poetry--20th century"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85004389> # American poetry--African American authors
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "American poetry--African American authors"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/799558> # African Americans
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "African Americans"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/807348> # American poetry
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "American poetry"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/807349> # American poetry--African American authors
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "American poetry--African American authors"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/123005346> # Cave Canem (Organization)
    a schema:Organization ;
    schema:name "Cave Canem (Organization)" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/60956725> # Camille T. Dungy
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1972" ;
    schema:familyName "Dungy" ;
    schema:givenName "Camille T." ;
    schema:name "Camille T. Dungy" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/77765819> # Cornelius Eady
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1954" ;
    schema:familyName "Eady" ;
    schema:givenName "Cornelius" ;
    schema:name "Cornelius Eady" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/84492278> # Toi Derricotte
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1941" ;
    schema:familyName "Derricotte" ;
    schema:givenName "Toi" ;
    schema:name "Toi Derricotte" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780472069248>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0472069241" ;
    schema:isbn "9780472069248" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780472099245>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0472099248" ;
    schema:isbn "9780472099245" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/607639931>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    rdfs:label "Gathering ground." ;
    schema:description "Online version:" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/62133808> ; # Gathering ground : a reader celebrating Cave Canem's first decade
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.