Her blue body everything we know : earthling poems, 1965-1990 complete / Alice Walker.

Walker brings a woman's wisdom to bear on love, life's unavoidable tragedies, blacks' struggle for equality and justice, and a world committing eco-suicide.

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Main Author: Walker, Alice, 1944-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: San Diego : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, ©1991.
Edition:1st ed.
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505 0 |a African images, Glimplses from a tiger's back -- Love -- Karamojongs -- Once -- Chic freedom's reflection -- South: The name of home -- Hymn -- The democratic order: Such things in twenty years I understood -- They who feel death -- On being asked to leave a place of honor for one of comfort; preferably in the northern suburbs -- The enemy -- Compulsory chapel -- To the man in the yellow terry -- The kiss -- What Ovid taught me -- Mornings/ of an impossible love -- So we've come at last to freud -- Johann -- The smell of Lebanon -- Warning -- The black prince -- Medicine -- Ballad of the brown girl -- Suicide -- Excuse -- To die before one wakes must be glad -- Exercises on themes from life. 
505 0 |a In these dissenting times ... surrounding ground and autobiography -- i. The old men used to sing -- ii. Winking at a funeral -- iii. Women -- iv. Three dollars cash -- v. You had to go to funerals -- vi. Uncles -- vii. They take a little nip -- viii. Sunday school, circa 1950 -- Burial -- For my sister Molly who in the fifties -- Eagle Rock -- Baptism -- J, my good friend (another foolish innocent) -- View from Rosehill Cemetery: Vicksburg -- Revolutionary petunias -- Expect nothing -- Be nobody's darling -- Reassurance -- Nothing is right -- Crucifixions -- Black mail -- Lonely particular -- Perfection -- The girl who died #1 -- Ending -- Lost my voice? Of course. -- The girl who died #2 -- The old warrior terror -- Judge every one with perfect calm -- The QPP -- He said come -- Mysteries ... the living beyond -- Mysteries -- Gift -- Clutter-up people -- Thief -- Will -- Rage -- Storm -- What the finger writes -- Forbidden things -- No fixed place -- New face. 
505 0 |a The nature of this flower is to bloom -- While love is unfashionable -- Beyond what -- The nature of this flower is to bloom -- Confession -- Did this happen to your mother? Did your sister throw up a lot? -- More love to his live -- Gift -- Never off your heart to someone who eats hearts -- Threatened -- My husband says -- Confession -- The instant of our parting -- He said: -- The last time -- After the shrink -- At first -- Janie Crawford -- Moody -- Now that the book is finished -- Having eaten two pillows -- Light baggage -- On stripping bark from myself -- Early losses: A requiem -- In Uganda an early king -- Forgive me if my praises -- The abduction of saints -- Malcolm -- (In answer to your silly question) -- Streaking (a phenomenon following the sixties) -- "'Women of color' have rarely had the opportunity to write about their love affairs" -- Facing the way -- Talking to my grandmother who died poor (while hearing Richard Nixon declare "I am not a crook.") -- January 10, 1973 -- Your soul shines -- Forgiveness -- Even as I hold you -- "Good night, Willie Lee, I'll see you in the morning." 
505 0 |a Remember? -- These mornings of rain -- First, they said -- Listen -- S M -- The diamonds on Liz's Bosom -- We alone -- Attentiveness -- 1971 -- Every morning -- How poems are made: A discredited view -- Mississippi winter I -- Mississippi winter II -- Mississippi winter III -- Mississippi winter IV -- Love is not concerned -- She said: -- Walker -- Killers -- Songless -- A few sirens -- Poem at thirty-nine -- I said to poetry -- Gray -- Overnights -- My daughter is coming! -- When Golda Meir was in Africa -- If "those people" like you -- On sight -- I'm really very fond -- Representing the universe -- Family of -- Each one, pull one -- Who? -- Without commercials -- No one can watch the Wasichu -- The thing itself -- Torture -- Well. -- Song -- These days -- My heart has reopened to you -- Some things I like about my triple bloods -- Telling -- Pagan -- Natural star -- If there was any justice -- Beast -- Ndebele -- We have a map of the world -- The right to life -- Armah -- The awakening -- A woman is not a potted plant -- Winnie Mandela we love you -- We have a beautiful mother -- Once, again. 
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