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Born to slow horses

Author: Kamau Brathwaite
Publisher: Middletown, Conn. : Wesleyan University Press, ©2005.
Series: Wesleyan poetry.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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"Kamau Brathwaite's newest work, Born to Slow Horses, is a series of poetic meditations on islands and exile, language and ritual, and the force of personal and historical passions and griefs. These poems are haunted, figuratively and literally, by spirits of the African diaspora and drenched in the colors, sounds, and rhythms of the islands. But they also encompass the world of the exile and return, and the events  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kamau Brathwaite
ISBN: 0819567450 9780819567451 0819567469 9780819567468
OCLC Number: 55149284
Description: 143 pages ; 26 cm
Contents: Master of the Mary Jones 2 --
Bermudas 5 --
Guanahani 7 --
Donna 16 --
Days & Nights 19 --
Iwa 31 --
MMassaccourraamann 46 --
>'I was wash-way in blood'< 58 --
Bread 60 --
Dear PM 63 --
Kumina 70 --
Hawk 92 --
Namsetoura 118 --
Mountain 123 --
The Robin Poem 136.
Series Title: Wesleyan poetry.
Responsibility: Kamau Brathwaite.

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