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Intro by Matthew Shenoda I Praise Song For My Children (New Poems) Some of Us Are Made of Steel Praise Song for My Children Grace I Saw Men Leaving My Mother Fire and Rain Praise Song for Sister Marie Morais Garber November 12, 2015 The New Year 2018 Holding Back At the Borderline Maybe They Killed a Black Man in Brooklyn Today On September 11 The Unbuckling: A Dirge Too Many Chickens Are Coming Home to Roost After the Election Poem Written from Failed Chat Notes The Meeting Place Poem Written in My Doctor's Office Suburbia TSA Check The Woman Next Door An Elegy for Art Smith When I meet My Ancestors II from When the Wanderers Come Home (2016) So I Stand Here The Cities We Lost What Took Us to War I Need Two Bodies The Creation Becoming Ghost When Monrovia Rises This is the Real Leaving In My Dream I Want to Be the Woman A Room with A View Losing Hair Hair 2014, My Mamma Never Knew You III from Where the Road Turns (2010) In the Beginning II Biography When the Wanderers Come Home Love Song Before the Sun Goes Down For My Husband After So Many Years So This Is Where the Roads Merge A Memorial for Herb Scott: One Year Later Lover Lost at Sea One Day Ghosts Don't Go Away Just Like That Where the Road Turned We Departed Our Homelands and We Came The People Walking in Darkness Some Things You Never Stop Looking For Coming Home Step Lightly, God: A Memorial Reburial: To Lament of Drums IV from The River is Rising (2007) The River Is Rising In The Ruined City: A Poem for Monrovia City An Elegy for the St. Peter's Church Massacred The Morning After: An Elegy Something Death Cannot Know Coming Home When My Daughter Tells Me She Has a Boyfriend Leaving Bringing Closure At Point Loma Monrovia Revisited August 11, 2003 In A Moment When the World Stops After The Memorial While I Wait for the War For Ma Nmano Jabbeh: A Dirge In the Making of a Woman Taboo A Winding Trail Stories Stranger Woman The Women in My Family For Kwame Nkrumah Lamentation After 14 Years Broken World V from Becoming Ebony (2003) In the Beginning I Used to Own the Town Get Out of Here, Boys! Becoming Ebony All the Soft Things of Earth Requiem for Auntie Today is Already Too Much This is What I Tell My Daughter M.T. Turning Thirteen These Are the Reasons the Living Live For My Husband They Want to Rise Up Elegy to West Point Fishermen A Dirge for Charles Taylor Around the Mountains When I Meet Moses Coming Home to Iyeeh We've Done It All Wandering Child A Poem for My Father My Neighbors' Dogs A Letter to My Brother Coming to America My New Insurance Plan The Corrupt Shall Rise Incorruptible I Am Acquainted with Waiting VI from Before The Palm Could Bloom (1998) Africa Tugbakeh: A Song Child Soldier Warrior In Memory of Cousin Hazel: A Dirge Heritage Monrovia Women I'm Still Thinking Outside Child One of These Days When I Get to Heaven Minority Homecoming


Praise Song for My Children: New and Selected Poems

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