The Gathering of My Name


A collection of poetry by Cornelius Eady.

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A collection of poetry by Cornelius Eady.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780887481161
  • Publisher: Carnegie-Mellon University Press
  • Publication date: 4/1/1991
  • Series: Carnegie Mellon Poetry Series
  • Pages: 88
  • Product dimensions: 6.30 (w) x 8.70 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

CORNELIUS EADY’s Victims of the Latest Dance Craze won the 1985 Lamont Prize. His other books are Kartunes and Boom Boom Boom. Born in Rochester, New York, in 1954, he teaches and directs The Poetry Center at the State University of New York at Stony Book.

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Table of Contents


Eddie Son House’s Death Letter Blues
Nobody’s Business
The Supremes
Young Elvis
Car Alarm
William Carlos Williams
Alabama, c. 1963: A Ballad by John Coltrane
Thelonius Monk
Muddy Waters & The Chicago Blues
The Solos, Sarah Lawrence College
Hank Mobley’s

The Grin
The Wrong Street
False Arrest
Why Do So Few Blacks Study Creative Writing?

June 14th, 1988
The Mouse
Dental Hygiene
Living with Genius
White Socks
West 3rd Street, the First Weekend in June
Romare Bearden Retrospective at The Brooklyn Museum
Intermission on East 7th Street
The View from the Roof, Waverly Place
Blue Monday
Atomic Prayer

The Sheets of Sound

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