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Poetry

Poet Index

 

Published 8/27/2008

SEE ALSO
More Poetry Stories

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Ron Allen: Portrait of a cultural worker

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More from M.L. Liebler

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Feed our heads (11/22/2006)
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The Poets:

1. Sarah Addae, "Sunstruck."

2. Saladin Ahmed, "Stereo Links."

3. Ron Allen, "The Phraseology of Donald Goines."

4. Alise Alousi "Trumbull Song."

5. Ron Allen, "The Phraseology of Donald Goines."

6. Caroline Maun, "Lovegrove through the Looking Glass."

7. Mitzi Alvin, "Motoring."

8.Olivia B. Ambrogio, "They Say God Marks."

9. Alvin Aubert, "You'd Have to See It."

10. Irvine Barat, "Four Decades Ago."

11. Faruq Z. Bey, "Kantos: A Chant for the Work of Tyree Guyton."

12. Faruq Z. Bey, "Kantos: A Chant for the Work of Tyree Guyton."

13. Sadiq Bey, "Morning 85."

14. Terry Blackhawk, "Reader Response."

15. Melba Joyce Boyd, "We Want Our City Back."

16. Jill Witherspoon Boyer, "Detroit City."

17. William Boyer, "Squatter's Rights."

18. Anthony Butts, "The Belle Isle Men."

19.Norene Cashen, "Smallness: Ann Mikolowski's Aris Koutroulis (1985)."

20.Esperanza M. Cintron, "Street Market Requiem."

21. Joan Gartland, "Egyptian Gallery in August: Detroit 1994."

22. James Clay, "Where Gardens Grow."

23. Melba Joyce Boyd, "We Want Our City Back."

24. Andrei Codrescu, "Detroit Love Song."

25. Andrei Codrescu, "Detroit Love Song."

26. Robert Dana, Simple."

27. Jim Daniels, "from Time, Temperature ."

28. Toi Derricotte, "Blackbottom."

29. Mark Donovan, "HIP 2."

30. Gloria Dyc, "On Seeing Old Friends in Detroit."

31. Henrietta Epstein, "Confessions of the Rouge Park Killer."

32. Larry Gabriel, "Band of Gypsies."

33. Jose Garza, "On Leaving You."

34. Michelle Gibbs, "Message from the Meridian."

35. Perri Giovannucci, "Cadillac Dreams of the Detroit River."

36. Maurice Greenia, Jr. "Poem in Memory of the Artworks on the Hudson Building."

37.Jim Gustafson, "Juke Box."

38. Aurora Harris, "Jitterbug, Jazz & the Graystone."

39. Aurora Harris, "Jitterbug, Jazz & the Graystone."

40. Bill Harris, "Elegy."

41. Kaleema Hasan, "Envisioning Greed as Hope."

42. Kaleema Hasan, "Envisioning Greed as Hope."

43. Robert Hayden, "Elegies for Paradise Valley-Part VI."

44. Lolita Hernandez, "Gracia's Market."

45. Lolita Hernandez, "Quite Battles."

46. Jerry Herron, "The Passion of Edsel Ford-Part III."

47. Jerry Herron, "The Passion of Edsel Ford-Part V."

48. Ellen Hildreth, "The Heidelberg Project."

49. Ann Holdreith, "Birth."

50. Kim Hunter, "Born on Slow Knives."

51. Clark Iverson, "Where I Grew Up."

52. Murray Jackson, "Dudley Randall,."

53. Geoffrey Jacques, "Giant."

54. Stephen Jones, "A Rose for Brian."

55. Nubia Kai, "Joe Louis."

56. Aneb Kgositsile, "Calling All Brothers."

57. Faye Kicknosway, "Detroit."

58. Margo LaGattuta, "Alone in America."

59. Christine Lahey, "Motor City Men."

60. Michael Lauchlan, "Elephants."

61. Philip Levine, "The New World."

62. M. L. Liebler, "Save the Frescoes That Are Us."

63. Naomi Long Madgett, "City Nights."

64. Naomi Long Madgett, "Grand Circus Park."

65. Naomi Long Madgett, "Good News."

66. Mike Madias, "The Street Life."

67. Marc Maurus, "Five/Eight Time."

68. Raymond P. McKinney, "Things Ain't What They Used To be."

69. Ken Mikolowski, "January in Detroit."

70. Mary Minock, "Down by the Boulevard Dock."

71. Christine Monhollen, "Solstice."

72. Janet Lawless, "Fallen."

73. Wardell Montgomery, Jr. "Roses Are Red."

74. Jessica Care Moore, "Black Coals with Diamond Hearts."

75.Jan Mordenski, "In the Sixties, They Banned Fireworks at Edgewater Park."

76. Edward Morin, "Facing Away from Detroit."

77. Ted Nagy, "Under the Grand Heavens."

78. Schaarazetta Natelege, "Strait City."

79. Kristin Palm, "Motor City Trilogy."

80. James Semark, "Collapse of the American Pseudo-Civilization."

81. Mary Jo Firth Gillett, "What I Believe, with Final Words from Li-Young Lee"

82. Sarah Jeanne Peters, "My Light."

83. Tom Peters, Jr. "Ode to a '64 Chrysler."

84. T. R. Peters, Sr. "Ghosts of the Central Area: Detroit."

85. Aaron Ibin Pori Pitts, "An Epitah for Ogun in 16 Movementz."

86. Dudley Randall, "Old Witherington."

87. Dudley Randall, "George."

88. Jon Randall, "DE-troit Summerscene."

89. Kevin Rashid, "An Invitation."

90. Kevin Rashid, "Historical."

91. Marilyn Rashid, "Shooting at No One."

92. John R. Reed, "Scrapeyards: Eastside Detroit."

93. Leslie Reese, "I Love You (The Heidelberg Project)."

94. John Rybicki, "Gravity."

95. Trinidad Sanchez, Jr. "Let Us Stop This Madness."

96. Trinidad Sanchez, Jr. "Let Us Stop This Madness."

97. Denise Sedman, "Untitled."

98. Renee Tambeau, "Renaissance."

99. Teresa Tan, "I Will Never Understand the City."

100. Dennis Teichman, "Uprising."

101. Chris Tysh, "7/As Quoted Before."

102. M. Jane Roberts, "Nostalgia."

103. Stephen Tudor, "Factories Along the River."

104. George Tysh, "Babes."

105. Melanie Van Der Tuin, "Detroit."

106. Diane Shipley DeCillis, "Sleeping in a Twisted Nightgown."

107. Hilda Vest, "Mandela Comes to Motown."

108. Hilda Vest, "Mandela Comes to Motown."

109. Peter Markus, "Breakdown."

110. Anca Vlasopolos, "March of Dimes, April in Detroit."

111. Rayfield Waller, "Literally, for Elegance You Went."

112. David Watson, "Trust Jesus."

113. Barrett Watten, "Tibet."

114. Mary Ann Wehler, "They Walked a Mile for a Camel, The Man's Cigarette."

115. Semaj, "The Jonahs."

116. Karen Williams, "Tearing Down N Building at Eloise Hospital for a New Gold Course."

117. Dennis Shea, "Random Beyond the Confidence Line on the First Day of School."

118. Tyrone Williams, "The Grace of God."

119. Tyrone Williams, "Alternative Difference."

120. Willie Williams, "Where Did Her Love Go?"

121. Jacqueline Rae Rawlson Sanchez,
"Drew's Mom."

122. Willie Williams, "Where Did Her Love Go?"

123. Gregory Kiewiet, "Trace."

124. Gregory Kiewiet, "Trace."

125. James Hart III, from "White Holes."

126. Zilka Joseph, "Strange Landing."

127. Cheri L.R. Taylor, "Almost a Full Chorus."

128. Cheri L.R. Taylor, "Almost a Full Chorus."

129. Joyce Friedler, "Like Vapor."

130. Matthew Olzmann, "While Scratching My Wife's Back, I Calculate the Distance Between Sky and Earth."

131. Robert Fanning, "Failed Existentialist in a Field of Fireflies."

132. Robert G. Taylor, "The Poet's Wedding Vow."

133. Mariela Griffor, "Valentine's day in
Detroit."

134. Rhonda Welsh, "Emily."

135. Ber Henda Williams, "In Him."

136. VieVee Francis, "Blessing the Kindling World."

137. Robin Eichle, "Arrangement."

138. John Sinclair, "History 101."

139. Mary Jo Firth Gillett, "What I Believe, with Final Words from Li-Young Lee"

140. Lawrence Pike, "Lines from a Highland Parker."

141. David Blair, "Dig."

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