Invoking the Warrior Spirit: New and Selected Poems

Available through our Marketplace sellers.
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (1) from $20.41   
  • Used (1) from $20.41   
Sort by
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Note: Marketplace items are not eligible for any coupons and promotions
Seller since 2008

Feedback rating:



New — never opened or used in original packaging.

Like New — packaging may have been opened. A "Like New" item is suitable to give as a gift.

Very Good — may have minor signs of wear on packaging but item works perfectly and has no damage.

Good — item is in good condition but packaging may have signs of shelf wear/aging or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Acceptable — item is in working order but may show signs of wear such as scratches or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Used — An item that has been opened and may show signs of wear. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Refurbished — A used item that has been renewed or updated and verified to be in proper working condition. Not necessarily completed by the original manufacturer.

Very Good
1999 stated first printing paperback is inscribed by Tanure Ojaide no marks and is in very good condition All of our products are cleaned with an disinfectant for your protection ... before shipping AND AS ALWAYS SHIPPED IN 24 HOURS Read more Show Less

Ships from: Asheville, NC

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Sort by
Sending request ...

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780865437111
  • Publisher: Africa World Press
  • Publication date: 4/28/2000
  • Pages: 186
  • Product dimensions: 5.54 (w) x 8.46 (h) x 0.58 (d)

Table of Contents

Message of Lust 2
Children of Iroko 4
What I Carry Along 6
For Chris Okigbo 8
February 1st Offering 10
The Curse 12
Labyrinths of the Delta 14
Death of the Warrior 20
For My Child in Hospital 22
A Verdict of Stone 24
Beneath the Skin 26
I am Going to be Rich 27
We Keep Watch Over Them 30
No Prescription Cures A Country Nobody Loves 33
Today's Pain 35
Consolation 36
Songs for Ita 37
The Battle 39
Future Gods 40
London 42
Naked Words 44
Rites of Increase 45
The Example of the Snake 46
Launching Our Community Development Fund 47
I Be Somebody 49
The Hawk Prays for Peace 51
I am a Bird 52
Firestorm 53
The Fate of Vultures 56
Players 58
When Tomorrow Is Too Long 59
The Praisename 61
Song for My Land 62
Where Everybody Is King 64
Where the Nightmare Beings 66
Two Pieces, After a Dream 68
For Our Own Reasons 70
Waking 71
You Know Why 72
Kwanza 74
The Daydream of Ants 79
The Power of Victims 81
Death Trail 82
Beauty Pageant 84
At the Aerobic Class 85
On the World Summit for Children at the United Nations, 1990 89
To Aridon 92
From The Abibiman Saga 94
State Executive 97
Homage: To Idiagbon 99
Cannons for the Brave 100
The Crow's Gift 102
Enter My Dream 105
Sankofa 108
Aftermath 115
from Edon: Forbidden Secrets 117
Akua-ba 119
Mornings 122
School Call 123
Jubilation Drum 126
Amulets 127
The Life Belt 135
Rekindled Fires 137
Snapshots on a Wooded Trail 140
At Muir Woods 143
New Rivers 146
Backside 147
Dialects of Dialogue 148
Three Questions 149
At the Barber's Mercy 150
One Day 152
Ughoton 154
Agbon 155
Visiting Home 158
Delta Blues 159
Elegy for Nine Warriros 162
Waiting for the Next World 167
My Townsman in the Army 169
Witness the Fire 171
Glossary 173
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star


4 Star


3 Star


2 Star


1 Star


Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation


  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)