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Shaker, why don't you sing?

Author: Maya Angelou
Publisher: New York : Random House, [1983]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Lyrical and cadent, dramatic and sometimes playful, these poems speak of love, longing, parting; of freedom and shattered dreams; of Saturday-night partying and the smells and sounds of Southern cities.
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Angelou, Maya.
Shaker, why don't you sing?
New York : Random House, ©1983
(OCoLC)557868508
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Maya Angelou
ISBN: 0394521447 9780394521442
OCLC Number: 9194781
Description: 44 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Awaking in New York --
A good woman feeling bad --
The health-food diner --
A Georgia song --
Unmeasured tempo --
Amoebaean for daddy --
Recovery --
Impeccable conception --
Caged bird --
Avec merci, mother --
Arrival --
A plagued journey --
Starvation --
Contemporary announcement --
Prelude to a parting --
Martial choreograph --
To a suitor --
Insomniac --
Weekend glory --
The lie --
Prescience --
Family affairs --
Changes --
Brief innocence --
The last decision --
Slave coffle --
Shaker, why don't you sing? --
My life has turned to blue.
Responsibility: Maya Angelou.
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Lyrical and cadent, dramatic and sometimes playful, these poems speak of love, longing, parting; of freedom and shattered dreams; of Saturday-night partying and the smells and sounds of Southern cities.

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