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A few poems for Alice A few poems for Alice

May 3, 2022
Bright dead things - poems Bright dead things - poems

May 12, 2022
Emily Dickinson - a companion Emily Dickinson - a companion

"The public is familiar with the Emily Dickinson stereotype--an eccentric spinster in a white dress flitting about her father's house, hiding from visitors. But these associations are misguided and should be dismantled. This work aims to remove some of the distorted myths about Dickinson in order to clear a path to her poetry. The entries and short essays should open avenues of debate and individual critical analysis. This companion gives both instructors and readers multiple avenues for study.

May 19, 2022
Heart first into this ruin - the complete American sonnets Heart first into this ruin - the complete American sonnets

"The first complete collection of Wanda Coleman's original and inventive sonnets. Long regarded as among her finest work, these one hundred poems give voice to loving passions, social outrage, and hard-earned wisdom. "Fantastically entertaining and deeplyengaging...potent distillations of creative rage, social critique, and subversive wit."-Washington Post "Terrifying and fearlessly inventive."-New York Times Wanda Coleman was a beat-up, broke Black woman who wrote with anger, humor, and ruthles

May 3, 2022
Today in the Taxi Today in the Taxi

May 5, 2022