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Teahouse of the Almighty

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ISBN-10: 1566891930

ISBN-13: 9781566891936

Edition: 2006

Authors: Patricia Smith

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A National Poetry Series winner, chosen by Edward Sanders. "What power. Smith's poetry is all poetry. And visceral. Her poems get under the skin of their subjects. Their passion and empathy, their real worldliness, are blockbuster."-Marvin Bell "I was weeping for the beauty of poetry when I reached the end of the final poem."-Edward Sanders, National Poetry Series judge From Lollapalooza to Carnegie Hall, Patricia Smith has taken the stage as this nation's premier performance poet. Featured in the film Slamnation and on the HBO series Def Poetry Jam, Smith is back with her first book in over a decade-a National Poetry Series winner weaving passionate, bluesy narratives into an empowering, finely tuned cele-bration of poetry's liberating power.
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Book details

List price: $16.00
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Coffee House Press
Publication date: 9/1/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 114
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.396

Building Nicole's mama
Giving birth to soldiers
It had the beat inevitable
Mississippi's legs
Walloping! : magnifying of a guy's anatomy easily
10 ways to get Ray Charles and Ronald Reagan into the same poem
The world won't wait
Listening at the door
The end of a marriage
Boy dies, girlfriend gets his heart
Dumpsters, wastebaskets, shallow graves
To 3, no one in the place
Sacrifice
My million fathers, still here past
How to be a lecherous little old black man and make lots of money
Hallelujah with your name
Little poetry
Can't hear nothing for that damned train
Drink, you motherfuckers
Deltateach
Creatively loved
Elegantly ending
Sex and music
Map rappin'
In the audience tonight
Weapon ultimate
Scribe
The circus is in town
Her other name
Forgotten in all this
Down 4 the up stroke
Women are taught
Look at 'em go
Stop the presses
What you pray toward
What men do with their mouths
Dream dead daddy walking
Writing exercise breathing outside my binder
The thrill is on
Blues through 2 bone
Fireman
Psyche!
Related to the buttercup, blooms in spring
When Dexter King met James Earl Ray
All his distressing disguises
Teahouse of the almighty
Running for Aretha
When the burning begins