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Indivisible : poems for social justice / edited by Gail Bush & Randy Meyer ; foreword by Common.

Call number: TEEN 808.81 IND
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : Norwood House Press, c2013.
Publication date: c2013.
Subject: Social problems -- Poetry.
Social justice -- Poetry.
Teen literature.
Title: Indivisible : poems for social justice / edited by Gail Bush & Randy Meyer ; foreword by Common.
Physical description: 94 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents note: Liberty was Misquoted. Immigrants / Nancy Byrd Turner ; Enemies / Wendell Berry ; The ISM / Wanda Coleman ; Discrimination / Kenneth Rexroth ; The news you don't get at home / Luis J. Rodriguez ; Wise I / Amiri Baraka ; Poem in the American manner / Dorothy Parker ; Possessor's pity / George Abbe ; Liberty needs glasses / Tupac Shakur. -- We Are All Getting Burned. Misery / Langston Hughes ; Mexico is sinking / Guillermo Gomez-Pena ; Columbus Day / Jimmie Durham ; Points of view / Ishmael Reed ; The handicapped / Philip Dacey ; Bilingual Christmas / Pat Mora ; Man in space / Billy Collins ; Indian movie, New Jersey / Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni ; The geography of poetry / Assotto Saint ; Invisibility poem: lesbian / Ilze Muller ; La migra / Pat Mora ; Picasso / Ellyn Maybe ; Sure you can ask me a personal question / Diane Burns ; L.A. prayer / Francisco X. Alarcon. -- Giving Secrets Away. Other people's lives / Alice Mishkin ; Windshield / Alicia Ostriker ; St. Peter Claver / Toi Derricotte ; Being a good Americani / Fawaz Turki ; Looking back / Gogisgi ; Award / Ray Durem ; In response to executive order 9066 / Dwight Okita ; Harlem Hopscotch / Maya Angelou ; Please fire me / Deborah Garrison ; The legend / Garrett Hongo ; White lies / Natasha Trethewey ; This is a poen to my son Peter / Peter Meinke ; Warning / Mitsuye Yamada. -- The Signals We Give. Outwitted / Edwin Markham ; My great grandfather's slaves / Wendell Berry ; Riding the D-train / Enid Dame ; Jap / Lee Herrick ; Admission of failure / Phyllis Koestenbaum ; Anglo-Saxon Protestant heterosexual man / Wendell Berry ; Sympathy / Paul Laurence Dunbar ; A ritual to read to each other / William Stafford ; Failing in the presence of ants / Gary Soto ; Sunrise / Mary Oliver. -- The Next Thing to Happen. The greater thing / Edwin Markham ; Piece by piece / Luis J. Rodriguez ; Freedom of expression / William Stafford ; Marked / Carmen Tafolla ; Prayer / Louis Untermeyer ; The last word / Amina Baraka ; Perhaps the world ends here / Joy Harjo ; Being a person / William Stafford.
Summary note: This anthology includes over 50 works of poetry by 20th century writers on issues related to social justice in American society.
Biography note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Added author: Bush, Gail.
Meyer, Randy.
ISBN: 9781603574174 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1603574174 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9781603574136 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1603574131 (pbk. : alk. paper)
LCCN: 2012021600
Url for this record: http://sherloc.imcpl.org/?itemid=|library/marc/dynix|1444118
Bib No.: 1444118

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