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Oklahoma Poems And Their Poets

Author : Stephen Dunn
ISBN : 0983738327
Genre : American poetry
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An anthology edited by Nathan Brown, the 2013 - 2014 Poet Laureate of Oklahoma. It includes poems "about" Oklahoma that are written by natives, ex-pats, and visitors alike. These poems are an honest, and sometimes raw, look at the state's past and present by way of three chapters titled: People, Places, and Odds & Ends. Among the poets represented are Pulitzer winners Stephen Dunn and N. Scott Momaday, as well as Naomi Shihab Nye, Joy Harjo, George Bilgere, Ron Padgett, and many others.

Native Son

Author : Ron Wallace
ISBN : 9780975931455
Genre : Poetry
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"The words of this work will carry themselves across even more generations. Like so many other great Oklahomans, Ron Wallace will make you feel the pride and passion, the history and honor of this place we call home, America, Oklahoma. (Red People) - Chief Gregory E. Pyle Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma

What I Learned At The War

Author : Jeanetta Calhoun Mish
ISBN : 0991074297
Genre : Poetry
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?Jeanetta Calhoun Mish speaks from the body, the core, and her own earth. Rarely will you find a collection more honest, more true, than this.'?Kerry Cohen, author of Loose Girl: A Memoir of Promiscuity In her third poetry collection Jeanetta Calhoun Mish sends war dispatches from home. She brings her unique perspective as a rural working-class Oklahoman, a descendant of defeated Southern supporters in the Civil War, and a first-generation college student seeking a new expressive life to writings that range from blank-verse ode to ghazal and flash memoir to narrative free verse.

Oklahoma Proud

Author : Eddie D. Wilcoxen
ISBN : 9780615143125
Genre : Poetry
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Enjoy stories of Oklahoma from the Great Chiefs to the Land Run! Travel down Historic Route 66, visit the Oil Boom, and discover the people, places, history, and feeling of the West through the poetry of Eddie D. Wilcoxen. Celebrate the Oklahoma Centennial with this collection of heartwarming historical Oklahoma poetry you will be glad to share with your family and friends.

Virgil A Study In Civilized Poetry

Author : Brooks Otis
ISBN : 0806127821
Genre : Literary Criticism
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In this classic study, Brooks Otis presents Virgil as a radically different poet from any of his Greek or Roman predecessors. Virgil molded the ancient epic tradition to his own Roman contemporary aims and succeeded in making mythical and legendary figures meaningful to a sophisticated, unmythical age. Otis begins and ends his study with the Aeneid and includes chapters on the Bucolics and the Georgics. A new foreword by Ward W. Briggs, Jr., places Otis’s groundbreaking achievement in the context of past and present Virgilian scholarship.

The Glory Gets

Author : Honorée Fanonne Jeffers
ISBN : 9780819575432
Genre : Poetry
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In her three previous, award-winning collections of blues poetry, Honorée Fanonne Jeffers has explored themes of African American history, Southern culture, and intergenerational trauma. Now, in her fourth and most accomplished collection, Jeffers turns to the task of seeking and reconciling the blues and its three movements—identification, exploration, and resolution—with wisdom. Poems in The Glory Gets ask, “What happens on the road to wisdom? What now in this bewildering place?” Using the metaphor of “gets”—the concessional returns of living—Jeffers travels this fraught yet exhilarating journey, employing unexpected improvisations while navigating womanhood. The spirit and spirituality of her muse, the late poet Lucille Clifton, guide the poet through the treacherous territories other women have encountered and survived yet kept secret from their daughters. An online reader’s companion will be available.

Ain T Nobody That Can Sing Like Me

Author : Jeanetta Calhoun Mish
ISBN : 9780980168495
Genre : Literary Collections
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Way over yonder in the minor key There ain't nobody that can sing like me --Woody Guthrie Originally published as issue #35 of Sugar Mule: A Literary Magazine (www.sugarmule.com), this groundbreaking anthology includes 188 selections of poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, essays, and visual art by 78 writers and 2 visual artists who currently live in Oklahoma. A powerful gathering of voices, singing hymns, telling stories, making truth from a powerful place. --Rilla Askew, author of Fire in Beulah and Harpsong

The Poetry Of Nature

Author : Clara B. Ray
ISBN : 146620835X
Genre : Poetry
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Nature has a rhythm. I love to listen, and write what I hear and see. This book is a mixture of free verse, short poems, haiku and other form poems with a nature theme. Some poems are a conversion of day to day life, from motherhood to grief. I'm Clara B. Ray, an Amateur Creative Writer, and this is my first book. It has been a delightful experience writing Nature as a poetry collection. (Front Cover Photograph by Randolph Balthazar).

The Body S Question

Author : Tracy K. Smith
ISBN : 9781555978655
Genre : Poetry
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The debut collection by the Poet Laureate of the United States * Winner of the 2002 Cave Canem Poetry Prize * You are pure appetite. I am pure Appetite. You are a phantom In that far-off city where daylight Climbs cathedral walls, stone by stolen stone. --from "Self-Portrait as the Letter Y" The Body's Question by Tracy K. Smith received the 2002 Cave Canem Poetry Prize for the best first book by an African-American poet, selected by Kevin Young. Confronting loss, historical intersections with race and family, and the threshold between childhood and adulthood, Smith gathers courage and direction from the many disparate selves encountered in these poems, until, as she writes, "I was anyone I wanted to be."

Ovid S Amores Book One

Author : Caroline A. Perkins
ISBN : 9780806186337
Genre : Foreign Language Study
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Students of Latin have long enjoyed the poetry of Ovid, but his love poems, aptly titled Amores, have proved more difficult to introduce into the classroom. Curricular changes and increased appreciation of sophisticated love poetry are finally making room for the Amores. This edition of the first book of the Amores—the only one available for both intermediate- and advanced-level classes—addresses the needs of students of varying abilities and experience, helping them comprehend, and more fully enjoy, the rich complexities of Ovid's poetry. In their introduction to the volume, Maureen B. Ryan and Caroline A. Perkins recount Ovid's career as a poet, describe the elegiac genre, and explain elegiac meter and style. For the Latin text, they briefly introduce each poem, acquainting students with relevant subject matter and themes. Their commentary provides helpful notes clarifying grammatical constructions, word order, ellipsis, and other complexities of the Latin language that can challenge even the most experienced student. On the assumption that students will gain skills as they work through each poem, Ryan and Perkins give extensive and repeated assistance at the beginning of the text, tapering off as the student's facility increases. Throughout their commentary, they highlight thematic points of interest; explain mythological, cultural, and literary allusions; and stress the importance of Ovid's literary innovations. In addition to the critical apparatus accompanying each poem, this volume features a glossary of literary terms, a comprehensive Latin-to-English vocabulary, and an up-do-date bibliography.

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