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Author Komunyakaa, Yusef, author.

Title Everyday mojo songs of Earth : new and selected poems, 2001-2021 / Yusef Komunyakaa.

Publication Info. Broadway, New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2021.
©2021

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 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    811 Komunyakaa,Y KOM    DUE 12-05-22
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Non-Fiction.
Edition First edition.
Description 271 pages ; 24 cm
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unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note Includes index.
Contents Mojo songs (new poems). A world of daughters ; Our side of the creek ; Slingshot ; A prayer for workers ; The candlelight lounge ; Shelter ; The mushroom gatherers ; After the burn pits ; The mountain ; Dead reckoning III ; The soul's soundtrack ; The body remembers -- Talking dirty to the gods. Homo erectus ; Utetheisa ornatrix, the first goddess ; Night ritual ; Lime ; Ode to the maggot ; Slime molds ; Sloth ; Nipples ; Scapegoat ; Venus of Willendorf ; Slaves among blades of grass ; A portrait of (self) deception ; Sex toys ; Meditations on a thumbscrew ; Bedazzled ; The congo snake ; The lure ; Infidelity ; Ukiyo-e ; Amber ; Ode to dust ; Body of a woman (cadavere di donna) ; Remus & Romulus ; Pan ; Epithalamium ; The business of angels ; Eros ; May ; Lust ; When dusk weighs daybreak ; Shiva ; A small system ; Homunculus ; Ecstatic ; Speed ball ; A famous ghost ; Avarice ; Rollerblades ; Monkey wrench ; Meditations on a file ; The god of land mines ; Curator of Kosinski's mask ; Postscript to a summer night ; September ; Curanderismo ; The polecat ; Crow lingo ; The devil's workshop ; Mud ; Euphony -- Taboo. Lingo ; Imhotep ; Bacchanal ; Nude study ; At the red sea ; Troubling the water ; Lingua franca ; Desecration -- Love in the time of war -- Warhorses. The helmet ; Grenade ; The towers ; Heavy metal soliloquy ; The warlord's garden ; Surge ; The devil comes on horseback ; From "autobiography of my alter ego" -- The chamelion couch. Canticle ; The Janus preface ; Ignis fatuus ; A translation of silk ; Dead reckoning ; Cape coast castle ; Black figs ; Fata morgana ; English ; Poppies ; Orpheus at the second gate of Hades ; Three figures at the base of a crucifixion ; A visit to inner sanctum ; Unlikely claims ; When eyes are on me ; Begotten ; Blue dementia ; Grunge ; Green ; The hedonist ; How it is ; A voice on an answering machine ; Togetherness ; Dear mister decoy ; Ontology & guinness -- The emperor of water clocks. The land of cockaigne ; The water clock ; The emperor ; The fool ; The king's salt ; Turner's great tussle with water ; Skulking across snow ; Sprung rhythm of a landscape ; Rock me, mercy ; Islands ; Latitudes ; The relic ; Et tu, Brute? ; The gold pistol ; The circus ; Minotaur ; Torsion ; Fortress ; Longitudes ; Daytime begins with a line by Anna Akhmatova ; Michio Ito's fox & hawk ; Caffe reggio ; Krar ; Dead reckoning II ; A night in Tunisia ; The green horse ; Ode to the oud ; Envoy to Palestine ; Timbuktu ; Ghazal, after Ferguson ; Interrogation ; Precious metals ; A prayer ; The work of Orpheus ; Empyrean isles -- Requiem.
Subject African Americans -- Poetry.
Genre/Form Poetry.
ISBN 9780374600136 hardcover
0374600139 hardcover
Standard No. 40030625996

 
    
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