Poetry

While You Were Waiting: PWYW Live @ 5

Catalog Number: 
Book, Poems While You Wait
Date: 
2016
Edition: 
First
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An anthology of poems written between 2011 and 2016 by the Chicago-based typewriter-poetry collective Poems While You Wait.
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English
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5800117438209

Things I Learned the Hard Way

Catalog Number: 
Book, Colon
Date: 
2014
Edition: 
First
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A collection of mostly short poems by a writer and experimental educator from Chicago Heights.
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English
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9781891386107

Drag

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Book, Harris, Duriel E.
Date: 
2003
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"Drag" is Duriel E. Harris's first collection of poetry, structured loosely as a musical composition and focused on themes including the body, sexuality, race, and Chicago.
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English
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Signed copy
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ISSN/ISBN: 
1932418008
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Old Family Movies: A Book of Poems and Poetry Video

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Book, Kirschten, Robert
Date: 
2007
Abstract: 
In "Old Family Movies," Robert Kirschten writes poems about his upbringing and early family life in Chicago. A video separated into eleven scenes for eleven selected poems accompanies the book.
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English
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DVD lost
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ISSN/ISBN: 
9780979840104
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oldfamilymovies.com

Reflecting Pool

Catalog Number: 
Book, Cherry
Date: 
2006
Edition: 
First
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Abstract: 
The 72 poems in this collection explore what it means to be human. Using carefully-crafted language, Cherry writes with the clarity of a journalist and the sensitivity of a woman. [from Amazon.com description]
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English
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ISSN/ISBN: 
9781583741320
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Item Donor: 
Chicago Publisher's Gallery at the Cultural Center

Lessons of Water and Thirst

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Book, Fammeree, Richard
Date: 
2000
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"Lessons of Water and Thirst" chronicles the spontaneous education of a troubadour. In the white mirror of Paris and black mirror of Venice, adyta of Lydia and belly of Ireland, Fammeree began to assume responsibility for his spiritual health -- and played the varnish off a guitar. (back matter)
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English
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0961587954

My Wicked Wicked Ways

Location

1525 N. Campbell Street
60622 Chicago
United States
US
Catalog Number: 
Book, Cisneros, Sandra
Date: 
1987
Abstract: 
My Wicker, Wicked Ways is a book of poetry by Sandra Cisneros. "Here are verses, comic and sad, radiantly pure and plainspoken, that rise like songs from the hearts of men and women." -taken from the book jacket.
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English
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ISSN/ISBN: 
0679418210
Item Donor: 
Sandra Cisneros

Two With Water #2

Location

Chicago
United States
US
Catalog Number: 
Magazine, Two With Water #2
Date: 
May 2012
Issue: 
2
Abstract: 
Abstract taken from masthead- "A collection of literature and art welcoming both new and experienced authors and artists..."
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Wicked Alice- Fall 2010

Location

Chicago
United States
US
Catalog Number: 
Zine, Wicked Alice- Fall 2010
Date: 
2010
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Fold out chapbook of poetry.
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