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Waniek, Marilyn Nelson, Nelson, Marilyn

The Fields of Praise

New and Selected Poems

€ 40.19

A collection of poems reflects on such topics as love, the African American experience, freedom, religion, war, and death


Taal / Language : English

Inhoudsopgave:
I / MAMA AND DADDY 3(60)
Cover Photograph
3(1)
Wild Pansies
4(2)
My Second Birth
6(2)
The Lost Daughter
8(2)
A Strange Beautiful Woman
10(1)
Mama`s Promise
11(2)
I Decide Not to Have Children
13(1)
Mama I Remember
14(1)
Mama`s Murders
15(3)
The Dangerous Carnival
18(2)
Bali Hai Calls Mama
20(2)
Dinosaur Spring
22(2)
Women`s Locker Room
24(2)
Twist the Thread
26(2)
For Mary, Fourth Month
28(1)
The Marriage Nightmare
29(2)
Levitation with Baby
31(2)
Emily Dickinson`s Defunct
33(1)
Confessional Poem
34(2)
The Fortunate Spill
36(1)
Epithalamium and Shivaree
37(1)
Light Under the Door
38(2)
I Imagine Driving Across Country
40(2)
Tuskegee Airfield
42(3)
Freeman Field
45(3)
Lonely Eagles
48(3)
Star-Fix
51(3)
Porter
54(4)
Recurrent Dream
58(1)
The Dream`s Wisdom
59(4)
II / HOMEPLACE 63(42)
Churchgoing
63(2)
My Grandfather Walks in the Woods
65(1)
How I Discovered Poetry
66(1)
I Am You Again
67(1)
Sisters
68(1)
It`s All in Your Head
69(3)
The Century Quilt
72(2)
I Send Mama Home
74(2)
The House on Moscow Street
76(2)
Diverne`s House
78(2)
To Market
80(2)
Diverne`s Waltz
82(1)
Balance
83(1)
Chosen
84(1)
Daughters, 1900
85(1)
Chopin
86(1)
Hurrah, Hurrah
87(2)
The Ballad of Aunt Geneva
89(2)
High and Haughty
91(2)
Juneteenth
93(1)
Armed Men
94(2)
Aunt Annie`s Prayer
96(3)
Thus Far by Faith
99(6)
III / HERMITAGE 105(64)
The Life of a Saint
105(5)
Psalm
110(1)
Dusting
111(1)
I Dream the Book of Jonah
112(8)
Letter to a Benedictine Monk
120(3)
The Prayer of Silence
123(1)
The Fruit of Faith
124(1)
Abba Jacob and Miracles
125(1)
Fish and Floor-Dust Bouquet
126(1)
Abba Jacob and the Businessman
127(1)
Abba Jacob and the Theologian
128(1)
Abba Jacob and St. Francis
129(1)
Abba Jacob and the Angel
130(1)
Blessing the Boats
131(1)
Abba Jacob`s Aside on Hell
132(1)
Men in the Kitchen
133(2)
Abba Jacob`s Seven Devils
135(1)
Clown Nose
136(2)
Abba Jacob at Bat
138(1)
I Knew That
139(2)
At Prayer
141(1)
The Simple Wisdom
142(1)
Abba Jacob Gets Down
143(1)
Don`t Throw Out Wine Bottles
144(2)
Laughter as the Highest Form of Contemplation
146(1)
Leaving the Hospice
147(1)
Aches and Pains
148(1)
Post-Prandail Conversation
149(2)
May Your Love Convert Lucifer
151(1)
Lovesong
152(1)
Abba Jacob in the Well
153(1)
A Canticle for Abba Jacob
154(3)
The Plotinus Suite
157(6)
The War of the Heart
163(2)
Memento
165(4)
IV / STILL FAITH 169(32)
As Simple as That
169(1)
April Rape
170(1)
Is She Okay?
171(1)
Boys in the Park
172(2)
Impala
174(1)
Beauty Shoppe
175(1)
Ape-Gods
176(6)
Photographs of the Medusa
182(2)
No No, Bad Daddy
184(1)
No Worst
185(1)
Woman Kills and Eats Own Infant
186(1)
Like Father, Like Son
187(1)
Rilke`s Third Elegy
188(3)
The Death of Polyxena
191(3)
Hecuba Mourns
194(3)
Propositions
197(1)
The Sacrament of Poverty
198(1)
La Peste
199(1)
Minor Miracle
200(1)
Notes on the Poems 201(4)
Index of Titles and First Lines 205
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Hardback
224 pagina's
Januari 1997
531 gram
236 x 163 x 22 mm
LOUISIANA STATE UNIV PR us

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