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Limón, Ada

Summary: "Vulnerable, tender, acute, these are serious poems, brave poems, exploring with honesty the ambiguous moment between the rapture of youth and the grace of acceptance. A daughter tends to aging parents. A woman struggles with infertility--"What if, instead of carrying / a child, I am supposed to carry grief?"--And a body seized by pain and vertigo as well as ecstasy. A nation convulses: "Every...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Milkweed Editions 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 811 LIM

Summary: An anthology of empowering poems grouped into eight themed categories, written by living, self-identified women writers for anyone who is, has been, or knows a teenage girl.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Write Bloody Publishing 2014

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 811 COU

Ewing, Eve L.

Summary: Blending stark realism with the surreal and fantastic, Eve L. Ewing's narrative takes us from the streets of 1990s Chicago to an unspecified future, deftly navigating the boundaries of space, time, and reality. Ewing imagines familiar figures in magical circumstances; blues legend Koko Taylor is a tall-tale hero; LeBron James travels through time and encounters his teenage self. She identifies...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Haymarket Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818 EWI

Summary: A volume of top-selected works representing definitive modes of thought during the women's movement of the 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s includes pieces by such writers as Adrienne Rich, Muriel Rukeyeser, and Judy Grahn.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Library of America 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 811.8 POE

Giovanni, Nikki.

Summary: From the Publisher: In a career that has earned her accolades, honorary degrees, and awards from both fellow poets and everyday poetry lovers, Nikki Giovanni has established herself as a writer who can entertain and challenge, inform and inspire. Sometimes controversial, sometimes ethereal, but always beautiful, her poems move readers of all hues and generations. With Bicycles, she's collected...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 811.54 GIO

Giovanni, Nikki

Summary: Overview: Nikki Giovanni's poetry has spurred movements and inspired songs, turned hearts and informed generations. She's been hailed as a healer and as a national treasure. But Giovanni's heart resides in the everyday, where family and lovers gather, friends commune, and those no longer with us are remembered. And at every gathering there is food-food as sustenance, food as aphrodisiac, food...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 811.54 GIO

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 811.54 Giovanni 2013

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 811.64 GIO

Bahlke, Marie.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Christmas Cove Press 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 811.6 BAH

Barry, Quan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Pittsburgh Press 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 811.6 BAR

Oliver, Mary

Summary: In A THOUSAND MORNINGS, Mary Oliver returns to the imagery that has come to define her lifes work, transporting us to the marshland and coastline of her beloved home, Provincetown, Massachusetts. In these pages, Oliver shares the wonder of dawn, the grace of animals, and the transformative power of attention. Whether studying the leaves of a tree or mourning her adored dog, Percy, she is ever...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2012

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 811.54 OLI

Shaughnessy, Brenda

Summary: "Brenda Shaughnessy's Human Dark with Sugar revisits and modernizes the classic themes that have inspired generations of poets: Love. Loss. Sex. Rejection. Pain. Time. Exploring the strange wonder that is perception, Shaughnessy pressures language and holds nothing back; her poems encompass emotional states such as tenderness, devotion, resignation, bitterness, and rage."--BOOK JACKET.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Copper Canyon Press 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 811.54 SHA

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hot Apples Press 1976

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: MI 811.54 DET

Karr, Mary.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 811.54 KAR

Oliver, Mary

Contents: v. 1. New poems (1991-1992) -- House of light (1990) -- Dream work (1986) -- American primitive (1983) -- Twelve moons (1979) -- Night traveler (1978) and Sleeping in the forest (1978), and five poems not previously included in any volume -- River Styx, Ohio and other poems (1972) -- No voyage and other poems (1963, 1965).

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2004

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Rich, Adrienne Cecile.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 811.54 RIC

Bennett, Paula.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 1986

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 811 BEN

Kasischke, Laura

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Carnegie Mellon University Press 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 811.54 KAS

Brown, Renee J.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 1st Books Library 2001

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1 available in Reference, Call number: 811.54 BRO

Summary: "From the colonial-era poets to such 20th-century writers as Marianne Moore & Sylvia Plath, this inspiring anthology offers a retrospective of more than three centuries of poems by American women. Over 200 selections embrace a wide range of themes & motifs: meditations on the meaning of existence, celebrations of life's joys, appreciations of the natural world, & many more. A superb...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dover Publications 1998

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 811 GRE

Seese, Ethel Gray

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Publisher / Publication Date: The Golden Quill Press 1990

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Minty, Judith

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Michigan State University Press 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 811.54 MIN

Woodson, Jacqueline

Summary: "In vivid free verse, award-winning author Jacqueline Woodson shares what it was like to grow up in the 1960s and 1970s in both the North and the South."--Container.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD 921 WOO

Woodson, Jacqueline.

Summary: "Jacqueline Woodson, one of today's finest writers, tells the moving story of her childhood in mesmerizing verse. Raised in South Carolina and New York, Woodson always felt halfway home in each place. In vivid poems, she shares what it was like to grow up as an African American in the 1960s and 1970s, living with the remnants of Jim Crow and her growing awareness of the Civil Rights movement....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nancy Paulsen Books, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) 2014

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 WOO

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 WOO

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION WOO

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB WOODSON WOO

Grimes, Nikki

Summary: "Growing up with a mother suffering from paranoid schizophrenia and a mostly absent father, Nikki Grimes found herself terrorized by babysitters, shunted from foster family to foster family, and preyed upon by those she trusted. At the age of six, she poured her pain onto a piece of paper late one night - and discovered the magic and impact of writing. For many years, Nikki's notebooks were her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: WordSong, an imprint of Highlights 2019

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1 available in JT Non-Fiction, Call number: JT 921 Grimes 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 921 GRI

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