Selected poems / Lorna Goodison

Author(s): Goodison, Lorna
Location:
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Subjects: Caribbean Area--Poetry
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, c1992
LC Classification: P, PR
Table of Contents: To Us, All Flowers Are Roses 1
New York Is a Subway Stop - 1969 4
Sister Mary and the Devil 8
Letter to My Love 10
Guyana Lovesong 12
On Houses 13
The Road of the Dread 15
Wedding in Hanover 17
Bridge Views 18
For the Tall Comrade 21
Judges 23
Kenscoff 25
Gordon Town Morning 26
Tamarind Season 27
Whose Is That Woman? 28
For Don Drummond 29
My Last Poem 32
We Are the Women 34
Mulatta Song 36
Jamaica 1980 38
Garden of the Women One Fallen 39
Dream - August 1979 42
Songs for My Son 43
My Will 45
Caravanserai 47
Mulatta Song II 49
The Mulatta as Penelope 50
Farewell Our Trilogy 51
Tightrope Walker 52
Lepidopterist 54
On Becoming a Maid 55
"Mine, O Thou Lord of Life, Send My Roots Rain" 56
Keith Jarrett - Rainmaker 57
Invoke Merry Extraordinary for Angels Fallen 59
Jah Music 61
Lullaby for Jean Rhys 62
I Am Becoming My Mother 63
Guinea Woman 64
For Rosa Parks 66
Bedspread 67
Nanny 69
For My Mother (May I Inherit Half Her Strength) 71
Letters to the Egyptian 75
"I Shall Light a Candle" 77
Songs of Release 78
My Last Poem (Again) 80
She Walks into Rooms 81
Survivor 83
This Is a Hymn 84
Dream 86
Gleanings 88
Some Nights I Don't Sleep 89
Upon a Quarter Million 92
Some of My Worst Wounds 94
In Anxiety Valley 95
Heartease I 97
Heartease II 99
Heartease III 102
Heartease New England 1987 106
Come Let Your Eyes Feel 108
Star Suite 109
Star Suite II 111
The Pictures of My New Day 113
O Love You So Fear the Dark 114
Farewell Wild Woman (I) 115
Farewell Wild Woman (II) 116
Ceremony for the Banishment of the King of Swords 117
Blue Peace Incantation 122
And You Being So Abundantly Blessed with Names 123
A Rosary of Your Names 124
A Rosary of Your Names (II) 126
Always Homing Now Soul Toward Light 128
The Woman Speaks to the Man Who Has Employed Her Son 130
Recommendation for Amber 132
On Becoming a Tiger 134
Love Song of Cane in Three Parts 136
Mother the Great Stories Got to Move 138
White Birds 140
Alternate Title(s): Poems.
Notes: LCCN: 92031769
ISBN: 0472094939 (alk. paper)
ISBN: 0472064932 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Physical Description: ix, 140 p. ; 24 cm
OCLC Number: 26545635
ISBN/ISSN: 0472094939
0472064932

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