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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780914946731
  • Publisher: Cleveland State University Poetry Center
  • Publication date: 6/28/1990
  • Series: CSU Poetry Series
  • Pages: 56

Table of Contents

Fullness 9
Lunchcounter Freedom 10
Provolone Baby 11
Parade of Umbrellas 12
Eucharistic Options 13
Baking the Eucharist 14
A Catcher for an Atomic Bouquet 15
November and Aunt Jemima 16
The Adversary 17
For Those Who Can't Peel the Potatoes Close Enough 18
Spilled Sugar 21
The Eyelid's Struggle 22
The Root of the Road 24
Hattie and the Power of Biscuits 25
The Eclipse and the Holy Man 26
Raising a Humid Flag 27
Those Men at Redbones 28
Washing Bread 29
Looking for Lazarus 30
Death of the Sweet World 31
She's Florida Missouri... 33
She Did My Hair Outside... 34
The Healing and Clorox 35
To Buckwheat and Other Pickaninnies 36
The Party to Which Wolves Are Invited 38
The Mandatory Kiss 40
Redbones as Nothing Special 41
The Whore on Prospect Avenue 42
A Stradivarius in Dien Bien Phu 43
Faith in a Glass 44
The Tattoo 46
Vicious Circles in the Trenches 47
Weighing the Sins of the World 48
The Sin-Washing Gimmick 50
Botanical Fanaticism 51
Sunrise Comes to Second Avenue 53
Ascension 54
A Godiva 55
Staking Territory 57
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