Unsettling America An Anthology of Contemporary Multicultural Poetry

ISBN-10: 014023778X

ISBN-13: 9780140237788

Edition: N/A

Authors: Maria Mazziotti Gillan, Jennifer Gillan

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List price: $18.00
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 11/1/1994
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 432
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.254
Language: English

Where Is My Country?
Dreams in Harrison Railroad Park
Heavy Blue Veins
We Never Stopped Crossing Borders
Wired In
Such a Boat of Land
Immigrants in Our Own Land
We Are Americans Now, We Live in the Tundra
What Were You Patching?
In Texas Grass
The Old Italians Dying
Dust World
Father from Asia
from Moving
Katori Maru, October 1920
The Brides Come to Yuba City
Grandmother, a Caribbean Indian, Described by My Father
Indian Boarding School: The Runaways
Braly Street
The Woman Hanging from the Thirteenth Floor Window
Dream Poem
The Last Wolf
Father of My Father
Letter to a Cretan Flute-Maker
What Do I Know of Journey
When My Grandmother Said "Pussy"
14th Street Was Gutted in 1968
Walking by the Cliffside Dyeworks
The Old Buildings
In Response to Executive Order 9066
The Nice Thing About Counting Stars
Next Year, in Jerusalem
The Survivor
Indian Movie, New Jersey
Dear John Wayne
When I Was Growing Up
Failure of an Invention
Today Was a Bad Day Like TB
Filipino Boogie
Indian Blood
At the Electronic Frontier
Vision (2)
Translated from the American
Imitation of Life
The Black and White Galaxie
Blind Solo
Digging in the Streets of Gold
Deer Cloud
Can't Tell
Blonde White Women
American Son
Why I Don't Speak Italian
The First
Brain on Ice: The El Train Poem
Malcolm Is 'Bout More Than Wearing a Cap
American Dream: First Report
Behaving Like a Jew
The Mary Morelle Show
To H.N.
My Rich Uncle, Whom I Only Met Three Times
Untitled Blues
Second Class Citizen
Three Gypsies
from Sweet Daddy
What It's Like to Be a Black Girl (For Those of You Who Aren't)
Starlight Haven
Black and White
Barrio Beateo
Big Chill Variations
Albert James
A Daddy Poem
Song No. 3
Song at Midnight
Junior High Dance
What Would I Do White?
So Mexicans Are Taking Jobs from Americans
Poet: What Ever Happened to Luther?
That Great Wingless Bird
Depression Days
A Note on My Son's Face
Lost Name Woman
Coca-Cola and Coco Frio
Senora X No More
Dying with the Wrong Name
How I Got That Name
Elegy for Chloe Nguyen
From an Island You Cannot Name
Mama, Come Back
On the Road to Damascus, Maryland
How I Changed My Name, Felice
Being Jewish in a Small Town
We Exist
Jacket Notes
Having the Wrong Name for Mr. Wright
Taking It Back
Pinon Nuts
The Hula Skirt, 1959
Song of the Third Generation
Ka 'Ba
Funk Lore
American Sonnets for My Father
A Poem about Intelligence for My Brothers and Sisters
For Talking
The Language of Great-Aunts
Secret Love
Good Grease
6th Grade - Our Lady of Pompeii
Preparations for Seder
Changing Address Books
Crazy Horse Monument
from Prose Poems
In Answer to Their Questions
All I Want
Two Grandmas
South Bronx Testimonial
Grandma in the Shower
Haciendo Apenas la Recoleccion
On Alabama Ave., Paterson, NJ, 1954
From Okra to Greens
But My Blood
So I Lost My Temper
For My Great-Grandfather: A Message Long Overdue
Bulosan Listens to a Recording of Robert Johnson
Miss Clement's Second Grade
Recognized Futures
The Left Bank Jazz Society
The Gift
Because of My Father's Job
Yuba City School
How I Learned English
In the Elementary School Choir
When I First Saw Snow
Black Hair
The Elements of San Joaquin
Behind Grandma's House
Always Running
The Dancing
In Memory We Are Walking
I Remember Haifa Being Lovely But
A Black Man's Sonata
Improvisation for Piano
The Reservation
English-Speaking Persons Will Find Translations
Crazy Horse Speaks
Powwow Polaroid
Soul Make a Path Through Shouting
The Battle, Over and Over Again
A Story About Chicken Soup
Something About Being an Indian
Poem for the Young White Man Who Asked Me How I, an Intelligent, Well-Read Person, Could Believe in the War Between Races
Election Time
Bicentennial Anti-Poem for Italian-American Women
The Yahrtzeit Light
After the Anti-Semitic Calls on a Local Talk Station
An Agony. As Now
Notes for a Poem on Being Asian American
Portrait of Assimilation
The Jewish Singles Event
Coming of Age
At the Nuclear Rally
The Candy Lady
My Father and the Figtree
Modern Secrets
Grandfather at the Indian Health Clinic
Birdfoot's Grampa
Undressing Aunt Frieda
Rib Sandwich
Going Home
Armitage Street
Laughing Gas
Foreign Ways
Travels in the South
Living Alone with Jesus
The Sweaters
Lakota Sister/Cherokee Mother
Wingfoot Lake
After the Funeral of Assam Hamady
Friendly Town #1
My First Riot: Bronx, NYC
The Truth Is
Hanging Fire
In the Way Back
I Ask My Mother to Sing
I Walk in the History of My People
I Have Not Signed a Treaty with the United States Government
The Real Indian Leans Against
Night Vision
In the Inner City
The House on Moscow Street
To Jesus Villanueva, with Love
They Didn't Get Me
My People Are the Color of the Earth
From a Heart of Rice Straw
April Fool Birthday Poem for Grandpa
For Alva Benson, and for Those Who Have Learned to SpeakcJoy Harjo
Chinese Hot Pot
The Seder
The Bucket
Speaking with Hands
Song: I Want a Witness
In the Good Old U.S.A.
Today We Will Not Be Invisible Nor Silent
The View from Skates in Berkeley
I Defy You
Lamenting the Inevitable
Speaking Through White: For My Mother
Certificate of Live Birth
Cortez's Horse
Oye Mundo/Sometimes
The Men
The New Apartment: Minneapolis
A Dance for Ma Rainey
I Ain't Going to Hurry No More
Praise the Tortilla, Praise the Menudo, Praise the Chorizo
The Last Word
Martin and My Father
My Ringless Fingers on the Steering Wheel Tell the Story
The Women
I Am Singing Now
To Hell and Back, with Cake
Friendly Town #3
Out of Our Hands
The Old Man's Lazy
Naayawva Taawi
Story Keeper
The Upside Down Basket
La Migra
What the Gypsy Said to Her Children
The Floral Apron
I Give You Back
For the Color of My Mother
An Anthem
Public School No. 18: Paterson, New Jersey
Growing Up Italian
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