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A screaming whisper : poems, by Vanessa Howard ; photographs by J. Pinderhughes

Label
A screaming whisper : poems
Title
A screaming whisper
Title remainder
poems
Statement of responsibility
by Vanessa Howard ; photographs by J. Pinderhughes
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A young black poet expresses her anger at ghetto life as well as her compassion for those who seek to escape its pain
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
811/.5/4
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PS3558.O883
LC item number
S3
Literary form
poetry
Label
A screaming whisper : poems, by Vanessa Howard ; photographs by J. Pinderhughes
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "A number of the poems in this book originally appeared in The voice of the children"--T.p. verso
  • Includes index of first lines
Contents
  • Monument in Black
  • Victims of Slavery
  • The New Math
  • i am frightened that/the flame of hate/will burn me
  • To the Nature Lovers
  • Dead End Kids
  • Natural Aruba
  • For My Children
  • Jesus Christ can you justify/just what's happening to me
  • We Disappear to Dance
  • Praise the rat-infested rooftop
  • We have had/stand ins
  • Yesterday while walking down/the avenue
  • He stood a tall silhouette of love
  • Your eyes like cups of wine
  • my thoughts are i love you
  • dark so dark
  • The night is beautiful
  • Caressing caresses
  • Subconsciously/I think of you
  • A Poem for Michael
  • America/an overdeveloped/animosity stamping out the dreams
  • Calmness hits the careless streets
  • Life Is a Two-Way Experience
  • Blind are we who cannot tell the/bitter from the sweet
  • In the sweetness of silent death
  • In the misty hollow of the morning
  • For My Grandpa
  • Abandoned
  • What uncaring creator on this earth
  • Carelessly
  • The corner coffee klatch begins
  • Gifts of America
  • He lay in the alley
  • Observations on a Subway Train
  • Yesterday
  • The night seems to/cry
  • They took away the/windmill
  • Acknowledgment
  • After the Rain
  • Don't tell me you don't understand
  • The silent city cries today
  • Agnew rushes into the waiting room
  • Cars screech, sirens roar with discontentment
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
ix, 59 p.
Isbn
9780030913044
Isbn Type
(Holt lib. ed.)
Lccn
79182781
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: Dust jacket; brown cloth over boards, spine stamped in black. Publisher's announcement laid-in. Gift of the publisher, 1972.
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)00483620
  • ucoclc483620
Label
A screaming whisper : poems, by Vanessa Howard ; photographs by J. Pinderhughes
Publication
Note
  • "A number of the poems in this book originally appeared in The voice of the children"--T.p. verso
  • Includes index of first lines
Contents
  • Monument in Black
  • Victims of Slavery
  • The New Math
  • i am frightened that/the flame of hate/will burn me
  • To the Nature Lovers
  • Dead End Kids
  • Natural Aruba
  • For My Children
  • Jesus Christ can you justify/just what's happening to me
  • We Disappear to Dance
  • Praise the rat-infested rooftop
  • We have had/stand ins
  • Yesterday while walking down/the avenue
  • He stood a tall silhouette of love
  • Your eyes like cups of wine
  • my thoughts are i love you
  • dark so dark
  • The night is beautiful
  • Caressing caresses
  • Subconsciously/I think of you
  • A Poem for Michael
  • America/an overdeveloped/animosity stamping out the dreams
  • Calmness hits the careless streets
  • Life Is a Two-Way Experience
  • Blind are we who cannot tell the/bitter from the sweet
  • In the sweetness of silent death
  • In the misty hollow of the morning
  • For My Grandpa
  • Abandoned
  • What uncaring creator on this earth
  • Carelessly
  • The corner coffee klatch begins
  • Gifts of America
  • He lay in the alley
  • Observations on a Subway Train
  • Yesterday
  • The night seems to/cry
  • They took away the/windmill
  • Acknowledgment
  • After the Rain
  • Don't tell me you don't understand
  • The silent city cries today
  • Agnew rushes into the waiting room
  • Cars screech, sirens roar with discontentment
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
ix, 59 p.
Isbn
9780030913044
Isbn Type
(Holt lib. ed.)
Lccn
79182781
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: Dust jacket; brown cloth over boards, spine stamped in black. Publisher's announcement laid-in. Gift of the publisher, 1972.
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)00483620
  • ucoclc483620

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