City without people : the Katrina poems / by Niyi Osundare

Author(s): Osundare, Niyi, 1947-
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Subjects: Hurricane Katrina, 2005--Poetry
New Orleans (La.)--Poetry
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Boston, MA : Black Widow Press, 2011
Series: Black Widow Press modern poetry series
Black Widow Press modern poetry series
LC Classification: P, PR
Physical Description: 137 p. ; 23 cm
Table of Contents: Preface 8
I.. Water, Water!
The Lake Came to My House 13
Katrina Anthem 14
Liquid City 15
Omiyale 16
Soddenly 18
Water Never Forgets 19
Path of Thunder 20
Pedigree 21
Tell Me, Rain 22
The Rain Has a Story 24
Death Came Calling 25
Emergency Call 26
II.. After The Flood
Anniversary 31
This Time Last Year 32
City Without People 35
The City 36
Postmortem 37
Act of God 41
Katrina's Diaspora 43
Lower 9th Ward 44
The Final Solution 45
Census 46
The Missing Altar 47
Flying Saucer 48
Disastourism 49
The Wrecker's Ball 50
London Avenue Canal 52
Forgotten 53
After the Flood 54
III.. The Language Of Pain
The Language of Pain 57
The Weeping Book 58
Mares of Night 59
Losses (1) 61
Losses (2) 62
With the Nib of a Borrowed Pen 64
Insight 65
Lesson 66
Katrina Taught Me 67
Solace 68
Katrina Snapshots 69
IV.. Katrina Will Not Have The Last Word
Enia L'asoo Mi 77
Katrina Will Not Have the Last Word 79
Noah 83
For the Lemays 84
Franklin Pierce University 85
Knowing Friend 87
Now This 89
Placido 90
What Mother Said 95
V.. Afterword
This City Will Not Die 115
New Orleans Is 117
Interview "New Orleans Is People" / Rebeca Antoine 121
Additional Authors: Antoine, Rebeca
Notes: ISBN: 9780983707912
ISBN: 098370791X
Poems
Includes interview with Niyi Osundare by Rebecca Antoine, "New Orleans is people."
OCLC Number: 738342564
ISBN/ISSN: 9780983707912
098370791X