9780807068533

Shake Loose My Skin

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  • ISBN13:

    9780807068533

  • ISBN10:

    0807068535

  • Format: Trade Paper
  • Copyright: 2000-04-07
  • Publisher: Beacon Press

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Summary

An extraordinary retrospective covering over thirty years of work, Shake Loose My Skin is a stunning testament to the literary, sensual, and political powers of the award-winning Sonia Sanchez.

Table of Contents

I. from I've Been a Woman 1978
Homecoming
3(1)
Poem at Thirty
4(2)
Malcolm
6(2)
Personal Letter No. 2
8(1)
A Poem for My Father
9(1)
Peom No. 3
10(1)
Blues
11(1)
Haiku
12(1)
Sequences
13(3)
Haiku
16(1)
Poem No. 8
17(1)
Present
18(2)
Tanka
20(1)
Tanka
21(1)
A Love Poem Written for Sterling Brown
22(1)
Kwa mama zetu waliotuzaa
23(6)
II. from Homegirls and Handgrenades 1984
``Just Don't Never Give Up on Love''
29(6)
Ballad
35(1)
After Saturday Night Comes Sunday
36(11)
I Have Walked a Long Time
47(2)
On Passing thru Morgantown, Pa.
49(1)
On Seeing a Pacifist Burn
50(1)
Letter to Ezekiel Mphahlele
51(6)
III. from Under a Soprano Sky 1987
Under a Soprano Sky
57(2)
Philadelphia: Spring, 1985
59(3)
Haiku
62(3)
Dear Mama
63(2)
Fall
67(1)
Fragment 1
68(1)
Fragment 2
69(1)
Haiku
70(1)
Towhomitmayconcern
71(1)
Blues
72(1)
Song No. 2
73(2)
An Anthem
75(2)
Graduation Notes
77(4)
IV. from Wounded in the House of a Friend 1995
Wounded in the House of a Friend
81(12)
Catch the Fire
93(3)
A Remembrance
96(5)
Poem for July 4, 1994
101(5)
This Is Not a Small Voice
106(1)
Like
107(2)
Haiku 1
109(1)
Haiku 9
110(3)
V. from Does Your House Have Lions? 1997
Father's Voice
113(14)
VI. from Like the Singing Coming off the Drums 1998
Dancing
127(1)
Haiku
128(1)
Tanka
129(1)
Blues Haiku
130(1)
Blues Haiku
131(1)
Haiku
132(1)
Love Poem
133(6)
VII. NEW WORKS
Mrs. Benita Jones Speaks
139(4)
Morning Song and Evening Walk
143(5)
For Sweet Honey in the Rock
148(3)
Aaaayeee Babo (Praise God)
151

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