On the Bus with Rosa Parks: Poems

On the Bus with Rosa Parks: Poems

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A dazzling new collection by the former Poet Laureate of the United States. In these brilliant poems, Rita Dove treats us to a panoply of human endeavor, shot through with the electrifying jazz of her lyric elegance. From the opening sequence, qCameosq, to the civil rights struggle of the final sequence, she explores the intersection of individual fate and history.... 1930a€”Depression Yearsa€”Homeworka€”Graduation, Grammar Schoola€” Painting the Towna€”Easter Sunday, 1940a€” Nightwatch. The Son. Freedom: Birda#39;sEye View Singsong ICut My Finger Once on Purpose Parlor The First Book Maple Valley Branch Library, 1967 ... Against Repose Against SelfPity GAptterdAcmmerung Ghost Walk LadyFreedom Among Us For Sophie, Whoa#39;ll Be in First Grade in theanbsp;...

Title:On the Bus with Rosa Parks: Poems
Author:Rita Dove
Publisher:W. W. Norton & Company - 2000-04-17


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