The Collected Poems of Audre Lorde

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • The Collected Poems of Audre Lorde *
  • Contents *
  • Editor''s Note xvii
  • The First Cities (1968) *
  • Memorial II 3
  • I Die for All Mysterious Things 4
  • A Family Resemblance 5
  • Coal 6
  • What My Child Learns of the Sea 7
  • Now That I Am Forever with Child 8
  • Bridge through My Windows 9
  • Second Spring 10
  • Spring III 11
  • Gemini 12
  • To a Girl Who Knew What Side Her Bread Was Buttered on 13
  • Nightstone 14
  • Father Son and Holy Ghost 15
  • Pirouette 16
  • Generation 17
  • Echo 18
  • Oaxaca 19
  • Father, the Year is Fallen 20
  • If You Come Softly 21
  • Suffer the Children 22
  • A Child Shall Lead 23
  • A Lover''s Song 24
  • Return 25
  • Suspension 26
  • Cables to Rage (1970) *
  • Rites of Passage 29
  • Summer Oracle 30
  • Song 32
  • Spring People 33
  • Rooming Houses Are Old Women 34
  • Bloodbirth 35
  • After a First Book 36
  • Martha 37
  • And What about the Children 45
  • The Dozens 46
  • The Woman Thing 47
  • A Poem for a Poet 48
  • Conversation in Crisis 50
  • Sowing 51
  • Making It 52
  • On a Night of the Full Moon 53
  • Fantasy and Conversation 54
  • Dreams Bite 55
  • From a Land Where Other People Live (1973) *
  • For Each of You 59
  • The Day They Eulogized Mahalia 61
  • Equinox 63
  • Progress Report 65
  • Good Mirrors Are Not Cheap 67
  • Black Mother Woman 68
  • As I Grow Up Again 69
  • The Seventh Sense 70
  • New Year''s Day 71
  • Teacher 72
  • Moving out or the End of Cooperative Living 74
  • Moving in 77
  • Neighbors 78
  • Change of Season 79
  • Generation II 81
  • Love, Maybe 82
  • Relevant is Different Points on the Circle 83
  • Signs 84
  • Conclusion 85
  • A Song of Names and Faces 87
  • Movement Song 88
  • The Winds of Orisha 90
  • Who Said It Was Simple 92
  • Dear Toni Instead of a Letter of Congratulation upon Your Book and Your Daughter Whom You Say You Are Raising to Be a Correct Little Sister 93
  • New York Head Shop and Museum (1974) *
  • New York City 1970 101
  • To My Daughter the Junkie on a Train 103
  • To Desi as Joe as Smoky the Lover of Ii5th Street 105
  • The American Cancer Society or There is More Than One Way to Skin a Coon 107
  • A Sewerplant Grows in Harlem or I''m a Stranger Here Myself When Does the Next Swan Leave 109
  • A Birthday Memorial to Seventh Street 110
  • One Year to Life on the Grand Central Shuttle 113
  • The Workers Rose on May Day or Postscript to Karl Marx 114
  • Cables to Rage or I''ve Been Talking on This Street Corner a Hell of a Long Time 115
  • Keyfood 117
  • A Trip on the Staten Island Ferry 119
  • My Fifth Trip to Washington Ended in Northeast Delaware 120
  • Now 121
  • To the Girl Who Lives in a Tree 122
  • Barren 124
  • Hard Love Rock #Ii 125
  • Memorial IV 126
  • Love Poem 127
  • Mentor 128
  • The Fallen 129
  • Separation 130
  • Even 131
  • Memorial III from a Phone Booth on Broadway 132
  • And Don''t Think I Won''t Be Waiting 133
  • For My Singing Sister 134
  • Monkeyman 135
  • Naturally 136
  • Song for a Thin Sister 137
  • Release Time 138
  • Revolution is One Form of Social Change 139
  • Oya 140
  • All Hallows Eve 141
  • Ballad from Childhood 142
  • Times Change and We Change with Them or We Seem to Have Lost Touch with Each Other 143
  • To Marie, in Flight 145
  • The Bees 146
  • Viet-Nam Addenda 147
  • Visit to a City out of Time 148
  • The Brown Menace or Poem to the Survival of Roaches 149
  • Sacrifice 151
  • Blackstudies 153
  • Coal (1976) *
  • Rites of Passage 161
  • Father Son and Holy Ghost 162
  • Coal 163
  • Rooming Houses Are Old Women 164
  • The Woman Thing 165
  • Oaxaca 166
  • Summer Oracle 167
  • Generation 169
  • A Family Resemblance 170
  • Song 171
  • On a Night of the Full Moon 172
  • Now That I Am Forever with Child 173
  • What My Child Learns of the Sea 174
  • Spring People 175
  • Poem for a Poet 176
  • Story Books on a Kitchen Table 179
  • Pirouette 180
  • Hard Love Rock 181
  • Father the Year Has Fallen 182
  • Gemini 183
  • Bridge through My Window 184
  • Conversations in Crisis 185
  • The Maiden 186
  • When the Saints Come Marching in 187
  • On Midsummer''s Eve 188
  • Dreams Bite 189
  • Suspension 190
  • A Child Shall Lead 191
  • Afterlove 192
  • The Dozens 193
  • And What about the Children 194
  • For the King and Queen of Summer 195
  • Fantasy and Conversation 196
  • Paperweight 197
  • Martha 198
  • Memorial I 206
  • Memorial II 207
  • The Songless Lark 208
  • Anniversary 209
  • Second Spring 210
  • To a Girl Who Knew What Side Her Bread Was Buttered on 211
  • Between Our Selves (1976) *
  • Power 215
  • School Note 217
  • Solstice 218
  • Scar 220
  • Between Ourselves 223
  • Outside 226
  • A Woman/Dirge for Wasted Children 228
  • The Black Unicorn (1978) *
  • The Black Unicorn 233
  • A Woman Speaks 234
  • From the House of Yemanjá 235
  • Coniagui Women 237
  • A Rock Thrown into the Water Does Not Fear the Cold 238
  • Dahomey 239
  • 125th Street and Abomey 241
  • The Women of Dan Dance with Swords in Their Hands to Mark the Time When They Were Warriors 242
  • Sahara 243
  • Harriet 245
  • Chain 246
  • Sequelae 249
  • For Assata 252
  • At First I Thought You Were Talking about 253
  • A Litany for Survival 255
  • Meet 257
  • Seasoning 259
  • Touring 260
  • Walking Our Boundaries 261
  • Eulogy for Alvin Frost 263
  • Chorus 266
  • Coping 267
  • To Martha- A New Year 268
  • In Margaret''s Garden 269
  • Scar 270
  • Portrait 273
  • A Song for Many Movements 274
  • Brother Alvin 275
  • School Note 276
  • Digging 277
  • Outside 279
  • Therapy 281
  • The Same Death over and over or Lullabies Are for Children 282
  • Ballad for Ashes 283
  • A Woman/Dirge for Wasted Children 284
  • Parting 286
  • Timepiece 287
  • Fog Report 288
  • Pathways- From Mother to Mother 289
  • Death Dance for a Poet 291
  • Dream/Songs from the Moon of Beulah Land I-V 293
  • Recreation 296
  • Woman 297
  • Timing 298
  • Ghost 300
  • Artisan 301
  • Letter for Jan 302
  • Bicentennial Poem #21,000,000 304
  • The Old Days 305
  • Contact Lenses 306
  • Lightly 307
  • Hanging Fire 308
  • But What Can You Teach My Daughter 309
  • From Inside an Empty Purse 310
  • A Small Slaughter 311
  • From the Greenhouse 312
  • Journeystones I—xi 313
  • About Religion 316
  • Sister Outsider 317
  • Bazaar 318
  • Power 319
  • Eulogy 321
  • Never Take Fire from a Woman 322
  • Between Ourselves 323
  • Future Promise 326
  • The Trollop Maiden 327
  • Solstice 328
  • A Glossary of African Names Used in the Poems 330
  • Chosen Poems Old and New (1982) *
  • The Evening News 337
  • Za Ki Tan Ke Parlay Lot 338
  • Afterimages 339
  • A Poem for Women in Rage 343
  • October 346
  • Sister, Morning is a Time for Miracles 347
  • Need- A Choral of Black Women''s Voices 349
  • Our Dead behind Us (1986) *
  • Sisters in Arms 357
  • To the Poet Who Happens to Be Black and the Black Poet Who Happens to Be a Woman 359
  • Outlines 361
  • Stations 367
  • Equal Opportunity 369
  • Soho Cinema 372
  • Vigil 374
  • Berlin is Hard on Colored Girls 375
  • This Urn Contains Earth from German Concentration Camps 376
  • Mawu 378
  • Fishing the White Water 379
  • On the Edge 381
  • Naming the Stories 382
  • Diaspora 383
  • The Horse Casts a Shoe 384
  • Reins 385
  • Wood Has No Mouth 386
  • A Meeting of Minds 387
  • The Art of Response 388
  • From the Cave 389
  • A Question of Climate 390
  • Out to the Hard Road 391
  • Every Traveler Has One Vermont Poem 392
  • For Judith 393
  • For Jose and Regina 394
  • Beverly''s Poem 395
  • Big Apple Circus 396
  • Florida 397
  • Home 399
  • Burning the Water Hyacinth 400
  • Political Relations 401
  • Learning to Write 402
  • On My Way out I Passed over You and the Verrazano Bridge 403
  • Out of the Wind 407
  • Holographs 408
  • There Are No Honest Poems about Dead Women 409
  • A Question of Essence 410
  • For the Record 411
  • Ethiopia 412
  • Generation III 413
  • Never to Dream of Spiders 414
  • Beams 415
  • Call 417
  • The Marvelous Arithmetics of Distance (1993) *
  • Smelling the Wind 423
  • Legacy—hers 424
  • Making Love to Concrete 425
  • Echoes 427
  • Domino 428
  • Thaw 429
  • Party Time 430
  • Prism 432
  • Do You Remember Laura 433
  • Inheritance—his 434
  • The One Who Got Away 438
  • Depreciation 439
  • Syracuse Airport 440
  • Thanks to Jesse Jackson 441
  • Judith''s Fancy 442
  • Production 443
  • Building 444
  • Jessehelms 445
  • Dear Joe 446
  • Women on Trains 448
  • The Politics of Addiction 451
  • Kitchen Linoleum 452
  • Oshun''s Table 453
  • Parting 454
  • Peace on Earth 455
  • Restoration- A Memorial—9/I8/9i 456
  • Starting All over Again 458
  • What It Means to Be Beautiful 460
  • Hugo I 461
  • Construction 462
  • Speechless 463
  • For Craig 464
  • East Berlin 465
  • The Night-Blooming Jasmine 466
  • Girlfriend 468
  • Lunar Eclipse 469
  • Change 470
  • Today is Not the Day 471
  • The Electric Slide Boogie 474
  • Index 475
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