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Author Smith, Patricia, 1955-

Title Teahouse of the almighty : poems / by Patricia Smith.

Imprint Minneapolis : Coffee House Press, ©2006.

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 Moore Stacks  PS3569.M37839 T43 2006    Available  ---
Edition 1st ed.
Description 91 pages ; 23 cm.
Series The national poetry series
National poetry series.
Contents Building Nicole's mama -- Giving birth to soldiers -- It had the beat inevitable -- Mississippi's legs -- Walloping! : magnifying of a guy's anatomy easily -- 10 ways to get Ray Charles and Ronald Reagan into the same poem -- The world won't wait -- Listening at the door -- The end of a marriage -- Boy dies, girlfriend gets his heart -- Dumpsters, wastebaskets, shallow graves -- To 3, no one in the place -- Sacrifice -- My million fathers, still here past -- How to be a lecherous little old black man and make lots of money -- Hallelujah with your name -- Little poetry -- Can't hear nothing for that damned train -- Drink, you motherfuckers -- Deltateach -- Creatively loved -- Elegantly ending -- Sex and music -- Map rappin' -- In the audience tonight -- Weapon ultimate -- Scribe -- The circus is in town -- Her other name -- Forgotten in all this -- Down 4 the up stroke -- Women are taught -- Look at 'em go -- Stop the presses -- What you pray toward -- What men do with their mouths -- Dream dead Daddy walking -- Writing exercise breathing outside my binder -- The thrill is on -- Blues through 2 bone -- Fireman -- Psyche! -- Related to the buttercup, blooms in spring -- When Dexter King met James Earl Ray -- All his distressing disguises -- Teahouse of the almighty -- Running for Aretha -- When the burning begins.
Summary A collection of poems by Patricia Smith that explore the emotions that shape human life.
Subject African Americans -- Poetry.
American poetry -- Juvenile literature.
African Americans.
Genre/Form Poetry.
Other Form: Online version: Smith, Patricia, 1955- Teahouse of the almighty. 1st ed. Minneapolis : Coffee House Press, ©2006 (OCoLC)607775162
ISBN 1566891930 (alk. paper)
9781566891936 (alk. paper)
9781566891936
Standard No. 9781566891936