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Poems from many cultures

Author: Fiona Waters
Publisher: London : Evans Bros., 2001.
Series: Poetry collection, 4.
Edition/Format:   Book : Poetry : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An illustrated collection of nearly one hundred poems from countries and cultures around the world.
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Genre/Form: Collections
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Fiona Waters
ISBN: 0237521040 9780237521042
OCLC Number: 45767362
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 111 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Door / Miroslav Holub (Czechoslovakia) --
First rule of Sinhalese architecture / Michael Ondaatje (Sri Lanka) --
Guardians / George Mackay Brown (Scotland) --
Wee Malkies / Stephen Mulrine (Scotland) --
Inside my Zulu hut / Oswald Mbuyiseni Mtshali (South Africa) --
Evening darkens / Anonymous (Japan) --
Earth and the people / Traditional (Inuit) --
Small window / RS Thomas (Wales) --
My garden / Redmond Phillips (Australia) --
Spirit belong mother / Eva Johnson (Aboriginal) --
Prayer / Imtiaz Dharker (Pakistan) --
Convict and the lady / James McAuley (Australia) --
Two friends / Nikki Giovanni (Africa/America) --
Dancing poinciana / Telcine Turner (Bahamas) --
Nightsong city / Dennis Brutus (Zimbabwe) --
Night / Sergei Esenin (Russia) --
Morning / Dionne Brand (Trinidad) --
Frost / Valerie Bloom (Trinidad) --
Sheep / KE Ingram (Jamaica) --
Beach / Shinkichi Takahashi (Japan) --
Time is running out / Oodgeroo Noonuccal (Aboriginal) --
Outline / Imtiaz Dharker (Pakistan) --
Boy on a swing / Oswald Mbuyiseni Mtshali (South Africa) --
Martin and the hand grenade / John Foulcher (Australia) --
1938 / Pastor Niemoller (Germany) --
Bird / Adonis (Ali Ahmad Sa'id, Syria) --
Only ashes remain / Bairam Haliti (Croatia) --
Raid / Alexian Santino Spinelli (Italy) --
Don't ask me / Jon Milos (Yugoslavia) --
Sitting on a balcony / Charles Mungoshi (Zimbabwe) --
Moon always follows the sun / Traditional (Congo) --
Lullaby / Akan (Africa) --
Silly song / Federico Garci Lorca (Spain) --
Snap shots / Labi Siffre (Nigeria/England) --
Return safely / Traditional (Ethiopia) --
What Jenny knows / Jackie Kay (Nigeria/Scotland) --
Grown-up blues / Terry Kee (Singapore) --
Flight / Michael Ondaatje (Sri Lanka) --
Old woman / Arun Kolatkar (India) --
Proud old man (Granpa) / Paul Chidyausiku (Zimbabwe) --
Jade / Janet S Wong (America/China/Korea) --
Way-out mum Way-out dad / John Agard (Guyana) --
Brown honey in broomwheat tea / Joyce Carol Thomas (Africa/America) --
We're all in the telephone book / Langston Hughes (Africa/America) --
All mixed up / Janet S Wong (America/China/Korea) --
Just like me / Lawan Mitchell (Africa/American) --
Kids in school with me / Langston Hughes (Africa/America) --
No problem / Benjamin Zephaniah (Jamaica/England) --
Neckgrip / John Siddique (England) --
Sugarcane / Faustin Charles (Trinidad) --
Africa / David Diop (Senegal) --
Telephone conversation / Wole Soyinka (Nigeria) --
Men in chains / Oswald Mbuyiseni Mtshali (South Africa) --
Two buckets / Stanley Mogoba (South Africa) --
Cold / Dennis Brutus (Zimbabwe) --
When the Indians / William Eastlake (American) --
Alabama / Khe-Tha-A-Hi (Eagle Wing, Native American) --
Canadian Indian place names / Meguido Zola (Canada) --
Folding the sheets / Rosemary Dobson (Australia) --
Train dogs / Pauline Johnson (Canada) --
Wind has wings / Traditional (Inuit) --
Thunder is a great dragon / Traditional (Mongolia) --
Prayer / CP Cavafy (Greece) --
Storm / Ashok B Raha (India) --
Problems with hurricanes / Victor Hernandez Cruz (Puerto Rico) --
Good food guide / Jackie Kay (Nigeria/Scotland) --
Knoxville, Tennessee / Nikki Giovanni (Africa/America) --
Drinking water-coconut / Grace Nichols (Guyana) --
Munchausen in Alberta / Elizabeth Brewster (Canada) --
Rich eat three full meals / Nguyen Binh Khiem (Vietnam) --
Gold / Ferenc Juhasz (Hungary) --
Black widow / Valerie Bloom (Trinidad) --
Blue cheese, raw fish and olives / Salena Saliva Godden (England) --
Kangaroo / Leon Gellert (Australia) --
Cat / Edward Kamau Brathwaite (Caribbean) --
Pusscat / Anna Akhmatova (Russia) --
Egrets / Judith Wright (Australia) --
St Francis and the birds / Seamus Heaney (Ireland) --
I watched an eagle soar / Virginia Driving Hawk Sneve (Native American) --
Be a butterfly / Grace Nichols (Guyana) --
Spider and the fly / Mohammed Iqbal (Pakistan) --
I hate flies / Labi Siffre (Nigeria/England) --
Dragonfly in the sun / zulfikar Ghose (Pakistan/England) --
Reflected / Issa (Japan) --
Fairy horse / Traditional (Serbia) --
Dozing on horseback / Basho)Japan) --
My apologies / Buland Al-Haidari (Iraq) --
Muliebrity / Sujata Bhatt (India/America) --
Railway clerk / Nissim Ezekial (India) --
Schoolmaster / Yevgeny Yevtushenko (Russia) --
Man on the desert island (1) / Gerda Mayer (Czechoslovakia/England) --
Clowns / Miroslav Holub (Czechoslovakia) --
Song for England / Andrew Salkey (Jamaica) --
Thought for Monday / Benjamin Zephaniah (Jamaica/England) --
Poetics / Benjamin Zephaniah (Jamaica/England).
Series Title: Poetry collection, 4.
Responsibility: compiled by Fiona Waters.

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