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The Weary Blues Cover Image
ISBN: 9780385352970
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Published: Knopf - February 10th, 2015

With a new introduction by poet and editor Kevin Young, this celebratory edition of The Weary Blues reminds us of the stunning achievement of Langston Hughes.

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Selected Poems of Langston Hughes: A Classic Collection of Poems by a Master of American Verse (Vintage Classics) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780679728184
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Published: Vintage - September 12th, 1990

From the publication of his first book of poems, The Weary Blues, in 1926, Langston Hughes electrified readers and launched a renaissance in black writing in America.

His Day Is Done: A Nelson Mandela Tribute Cover Image
ISBN: 9780812997019
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Published: Random House - January 21st, 2014

He was a son of Africa who became father to a nation and, for billions of people around the world, a beacon of hope, courage, and perseverance in the face of opposition. Now, acclaimed poet Maya Angelou honors the life and remarkable soul of Nelson Mandela, former president of South Africa and Nobel laureate.

Hard Times Require Furious Dancing: New Poems Cover Image
ISBN: 9781608681884
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Published: New World Library - August 27th, 2013

"Though we have encountered our share of grief and troubles on this earth, we can still hold the line of beauty, form, and beat. No small accomplishment in a world as challenging as this one."
-- from the preface

I was born to grow,
alongside my garden of plants,
this one

The World Will Follow Joy: Turning Madness Into Flowers (New Poems) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781595589873
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Published: New Press - April 1st, 2014

"Poetry is leading us," writes Alice Walker in The World Will Follow Joy. In this luminous collection--a bestseller in hardcover--the beloved writer offers sixty poems to inspire and incite.

Quilting the Black-Eyed Pea: Poems and Not Quite Poems Cover Image
ISBN: 9780060099534
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Published: William Morrow - December 28th, 2010

“One of her best collections to date.” —Essence

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Shake Loose My Skin: New and Selected Poems (Bluestreak #12) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780807068533
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Published: Beacon Press - April 7th, 2000

An extraordinary retrospective covering over thirty years of work, From a leading writer of the Black Arts Movement and the American Poetry Society's 2018 Wallace Stevens Award–winner.

Shake Loose My Skin
is a stunning testament to the literary, sensual, and political powers of the award-winning Sonia Sanchez.

Now and Then Cover Image
ISBN: 9781786897831
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Published: Canongate Books - February 4th, 2020

Now And Then is not merely a collection of a songwriter's lyrics; the song-poems of this undisputed 'bluesologist' triumphantly stand on their own, evoking the rhythm and urgency which have distinguished Gil Scott-Heron's career.

S O S: Poems 1961-2013 Cover Image
ISBN: 9780802124685
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Published: Grove Press - February 9th, 2016

One of the New York Times Book Review's 100 Notable Books


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