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Death Dance of a Butterfly
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Death Dance of a Butterfly

Past Tents Press

Poetry. African American Studies. Melba Joyce Boyd's latest poetry offering is an insightful examination of her relationships with family, friends, and collegues. She writes of the complexities, joys and sadnesses of lives shared, and the influences...

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In the Company of Words
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In the Company of Words

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Poetry. "To seek the company of words is to cultivate the silence in which language speaks. It is as much a matter of listening as of writing, and of a willingness to think with words as they exist. In their wry compassion for a world 'that needs no...

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Urban Junkstar
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Urban Junkstar

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Poetry. African American Studies. Drawings by Kathleen Rashid. "URBAN JUNKSTAR illustrates creative depth and dexterity that exceeds most of her contemporaries. Attuned to the sounds and silences in the rural landscape and to the intensity and sophi...

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Songs Aside 1992-2002
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Songs Aside 1992-2002

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Poetry. "These poems interrogate the relations between a disintegrating body-politic and a resistant subjectivity so insightfully, so unblinkingly, and so viscerally that they all but dare the reader to walk away unchanged. With characteristic lyric...

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The Province of Literary Cats
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The Province of Literary Cats

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Poetry. African American Studies. "Melba Joyce Boyd has drunk deep of the Waters of Remembrance. These poems are grounded in her fierce humanity: they are songs of history and dreams of revolution. They invite us to read, learn, and set to work."—Di...

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Borne on Slow Knives
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Borne on Slow Knives

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Poetry. African American Studies. From his work delivering services to people on the street to his position as a camera operator for Tiger baseball, Kim D. Hunter has managed to work much of his life in Detroit into BORNE ON SLOW KNIVES.

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Dream Sites: A Visual Essay
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Dream Sites: A Visual Essay

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Poetry. Art. In this beautiful new book from Past Tents, George Tysh collects his responses to works of art in the Cranbook Art Museum. The works themselves are reproduced alongside his poems.

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The Ringmaster's Array
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The Ringmaster's Array

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Poetry. THE RINGMASTER'S ARRAY is composed of three series of poems, "impressions, " in the author's word, inspired by, respectively, the photographs of Roy DeCarava, the collages of Romare Bearden, and the music of Duke Ellington.

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In the Name
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In the Name

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Poetry. Drama. "A collection of three literary actions written to be performed. The great thing is they can be performers with aplomb on the stage of the mind: although I would recommend to any performers interested in the end of century subversions...

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Big Enigmas
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Big Enigmas

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Poetry. "The title is apt, because it is the big ones Ken Mikoloski takes on in characteristicallymodest address: gnomic yet bedrock clear, simple yet with all the resource of a master's earand wit.... The care for those he loves and lives with soun...

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The Melody Never Stops
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The Melody Never Stops

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Poetry. African American Studies. Poetry dedicated for jazz and hip hop.

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The Inventory of Black Roses
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The Inventory of Black Roses

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Poetry. African American Studies.light/spaceto save spacewhere our lightcan open into starsrequires the smashing of clocks,the broadening of smilesand the severing of knotstightening at the napeof the neck.in this countryfreedom comeslike a cactus f...

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V-8
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V-8

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Poetry. Photographs by Paul Schwarz.SUNNY WALKMANBromide times for weatheringthe testimonials to Teller et al.Crazy ink stipend proverbial page,Hubristic society all over noting.Well, the wide toasty messagehas endured, and nowfor the miraculous abs...

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Boxer's Break
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Boxer's Break

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Poetry. Drawings by Bradley Jones.REPAIRislands of pain in a sea of skinspontaneous combustion of voicein the vastnessno matter the size of your roomyour shelter the way you like itthe things you end up withwhen you close the door on earthwill sink ...

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