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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780345428974
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 03/28/1999
Edition description: 1ST
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 5.57(w) x 8.21(h) x 0.48(d)

About the Author

Zoë Anglesey is an arts journalist, poet, and translator. A former editor of The Village Voice Literary Supplement and head of the Brooklyn Moon Café's "Meet the Author" series, she is now curator of the Literary Arts Reading Series at the Pratt Institute. She is also poetry editor at The MultiCultural Review and contributing editor to Bomb magazine.

Table of Contents

Forewordxi
Introductionxv
3
I Got Tha Boogaloosa Fever7
Processions9
He Called It a Blessin11
No Parts Spared16
Untitled I17
Untitled II19
23
Writers and Lawyers27
Jetty28
Perfect Diction29
Winter31
Piano Concerto34
Toi San36
37
Angels Get No Maps41
Daddy's Song46
Nother Man Dead48
Brothers Keep Me Up50
53
Black Statue of Liberty59
One Afro's Blues61
I Am a Work in Progress66
There Are No Asylums for the Real Crazy Women69
Ishah71
Mirrors74
77
Switchettes (Las Brujitas)81
Private Service Announcement84
Writers' Delight87
Life Saver90
Step92
95
Notes for a Slow Jam99
Reflections on the Metro North (Part II)102
Haiku108
Stop Signs109
113
The Excavation119
Blue Candy121
Suite Repose125
Elmina Blues (Cobalt through Azure)127
Kuta Near Seminyak131
Untitled133
139
Barefoot Stroll143
Forced Entry145
Evolution147
Elemental Sounds149
Sometimes150
Recollect152
Domino Effect154
Distance's Destination156
Serenade158
A Woman's Poetic159
Height160
161
Gypsy Girl167
Children of the Night173
Afterword181
Notes / Glossary183
Works Cited189
Discography195
Film and Video197

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