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Wisteria: Poems From The Swamp Country
by Kwame Dawes

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    List Price: $18.00
    Format: Paperback, 96 pages
    Classification: Poetry
    ISBN13: 9781597090599
    Imprint: Red Hen Press
    Publisher: Red Hen Press
    Parent Company: Red Hen Press
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    Book Description:
    Here are the voices of women who lived through most of the twentieth century - teachers, beauticians, seamstresses, domestic workers and farming folk - unfold with the raw honesty of people who have waited for a long time to finally speak their mind. The poems move with the narrative force of stories long repeated but told with fresh emotion each time, with the lyrical depth of a blues threnody or a negro spiritual, and with the flame and shock of a prophet forced to speak the hardest truths.

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