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The world will follow joy : turning madness into flowers (new poems)

Author: Alice Walker
Publisher: New York : The New Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alice Walker
ISBN: 9781595588760 1595588760
OCLC Number: 863019037
Description: 1 vol. (XV-191 p.) ; 19 cm
Contents: What makes the Dalai Lama lovable? ; If I was president ("were may be substituted by those who prefer it") ; From: poems for my girls ; Don't be like those who ask for everything ; Knowing you might someday come ; Turning madness into flowers #1 ; What it feels like ; Before I leave the stage ; Remember? ; Working class hero ; The ways of water ; You want to grow old like the Carters ; The answer is: live happily! ; Word reaches us ; When you see water ; This is a story of how love works ; Alice and Kwamboka ; May it be said of me ; And do you see what they have bought with it? ; She ; Our martyrs ; The tree of life has fallen ; To change the world enough ; Blessed are the poor in spirit ; What do I get for getting old? a picture story for the curious! ; Desire ; March births ; Two boys on a pink tricycle ; Coming to worship the 1,000-year-old cherry tree ; Listening to Bedouins, thinking of Bob ; Peonies ; Black and white cows ; Worms won't need a menu ; From paradise to paradise ; Sailing the hot streets of Athens, Greece ; Life takes its own sweet time ; One meaning of the immaculate heart ; To stand beaming and clapping ; And in that sacred time ; Why peace is always a good idea ; Hope ; Tranquil ; The raping of maids ; This human journey ; In this you are wrong ; Hope to sin only in the service of waking up ; The part of God that stings ; 9/11: an irrelevant truth ; The Buddha's disagreeable relative ; We who have survived ; Racism dates us ; The world we want is us ; The joyful news of your arrest ; Every revolution needs fresh poems ; The foolishness of captivity ; Despair is the ground bounced back from ; Occupying Mumia's cell ; Another way to peace ; We pay a visit to those who play at being dead ; Democratic womanism ; Democratic motherism ; After many years and much silliness ; When I join you ; Going out to the garden.
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Praise for The World Will Follow Joy:"This tireless activist has freed her mischievous, sensual, and spiritual poetic self to write of nature, love, friendship, courage, and generosity with playful Read more...

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