On the bus with Rosa Parks : poems / Rita Dove

Author(s): Dove, Rita
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Subjects: African American women civil rights workers--Poetry
Civil rights movements--United States--Poetry
African Americans--Civil rights--Poetry
African American women--Poetry
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: 1st ed
Published: New York : Norton, c1999
LC Classification: P, PS
Physical Description: 95 p. ; 22 cm
Table of Contents: Cameos 11
Singsong 27
I Cut My Finger Once on Purpose 28
Parlor 30
The First Book 31
Maple Valley Branch Library, 1967 32
Freedom: Bird's-Eye View 34
Testimonial 35
Dawn Revisited 36
My Mother Enters the Work Force 39
Black on a Saturday Night 40
The Musician Talks about "Process" 42
Sunday 44
The Camel Comes to Us from the Barbarians 46
The Venus of Willendorf 48
Incarnation in Phoenix 51
Best Western Motor Lodge, AAA Approved 55
Revenant 56
On Veronica 57
There Came a Soul 58
The Peach Orchard 60
Against Repose 62
Against Self-Pity 63
Gotterdammerung 64
Ghost Walk 66
Lady Freedom Among Us 69
For Sophie, Who'll Be in First Grade in the Year 2000 71
Sit Back, Relax 75
"The situation is intolerable" 76
Freedom Ride 77
Climbing In 78
Claudette Colvin Goes to Work 79
The Enactment 81
Rosa 83
QE2. Transatlantic Crossing. Third Day 84
In the Lobby of the Warner Theatre, Washington, D.C. 86
The Pond, Porch-View: Six P.M., Early Spring 88
Notes 91
Acknowledgments 93
Notes: LCCN: 98045057
ISBN: 039332026X (pbk)
ISBN: 0393047229
OCLC Number: 39905945
ISBN/ISSN: 039332026X