The Resource Selected poems, by Gwendolyn Brooks

Selected poems, by Gwendolyn Brooks

Label
Selected poems
Title
Selected poems
Statement of responsibility
by Gwendolyn Brooks
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Contains a selection of poems from three earlier books: "A Street in Bronzeville," "Annie Allen," and "The Bean Eaters" as well as some new selections
Member of
Additional physical form
Also issued online.
Cataloging source
DLC
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1917-2000
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Brooks, Gwendolyn
Dewey number
811.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3503.R7244
LC item number
A6 1963
Literary form
poetry
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African Americans
Label
Selected poems, by Gwendolyn Brooks
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"TD137"--Cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Sadie and Maud
  • The independent man
  • Of De Witt Williams on his way to Lincoln Cemetery
  • The vacant lot
  • The Sundays of Satin-Legs Smith
  • Negro hero
  • Gay Chaps at the Bar
  • Still I do keep my look, my identity
  • My dreams, my works, must wait till after hell
  • Looking
  • A Street in Bronzeville.
  • Piano after war
  • Mentors
  • The white troops had their orders but the negroes looked like men
  • Firstly inclined to take what it is told
  • "God works in a mysterious way"
  • Love note I : Surely
  • Love note II : Flags
  • The progress
  • Annie Allen.
  • Notes From the Childhood and the Girlhood.
  • Kitchenette building
  • Clogged and soft and sloppy eyes
  • Chicken, she chided early, should not wait
  • After the baths and bowel-work, he was dead
  • Late Annie in her bower lay
  • The duck fats rot in the roasting pan
  • "Do not be afraid on no"
  • But can see better there, and laughing here
  • The Anniad.
  • Think of sweet and chocolate
  • Appendix to the Anniad.
  • The mother
  • You need the untranslatable ice to watch
  • The certainty we two shall meet by God
  • Oh mother, mother, where is happiness
  • The Womanhood.
  • People who have no children can be hard
  • What shall I give my children? Who are poor
  • And shall I prime my children, pray, to pray?
  • First fight.
  • Then fiddle.
  • Ply the slipping string
  • Southeast corner
  • When my dears die, the festival-colored brightness
  • Life for my child is simple, and is good
  • Sweet Sally took a cardboard box
  • A light and diplomatic bird
  • Carried her unprotesting out the door
  • They get to Benvenuti's.
  • There are booths
  • The dry brown coughing beneath their feet
  • And if sun comes
  • One wants a teller in a time like this
  • Hunchback girl : She thinks of Heaven
  • People protest in sprawling lightless ways
  • Men of careful turns, haters of forks in the road
  • The Bean Eaters. In honor of David Anderson Brooks, my father
  • My little 'bout-town gal
  • Strong men, riding horses
  • The bean eaters
  • We real cool
  • Old Mary
  • A Bronzeville mother loiters in Mississippi. Meanwhile, a Mississippi mother burns bacon
  • The last quatrain of the Ballad of Emmett Till
  • A song in the front yard
  • Mrs. Small
  • Jessie Mitchell's mother
  • The Chicago Defender sends a man to Little Rock
  • The lovers of the poor
  • A sunset of the city
  • A man of middle class
  • The crazy woman
  • Bronzeville man with a belt in the back
  • A lovely love
  • A penitent considers another coming of Mary
  • The ballad of chocolate Mabbie
  • Bronzeville woman in a red hat
  • In Emanuel's nightmare : Another coming of Christ
  • The Ballad of Rudolph Reed
  • New Poems. Riders to the blood-red wrath
  • The empty woman
  • To be in love
  • Of Robert Frost
  • Langston Hughes
  • A Catch of Shy Fish.
  • Garbageman : The man with the orderly mind
  • The preacher : Ruminates behind the sermon
  • Sick man looks at flowers
  • Old people working (garden, car)
  • Weaponed woman
  • Old tennis player
  • A surrealist and Omega
  • Spaulding and François
  • Big Bessie throws her son into the street
Control code
ocm00767982
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 127 pages
Isbn
9780060882969
Isbn Type
(pbk. : 2006)
Lccn
63016503
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)00767982
Label
Selected poems, by Gwendolyn Brooks
Publication
Note
"TD137"--Cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Sadie and Maud
  • The independent man
  • Of De Witt Williams on his way to Lincoln Cemetery
  • The vacant lot
  • The Sundays of Satin-Legs Smith
  • Negro hero
  • Gay Chaps at the Bar
  • Still I do keep my look, my identity
  • My dreams, my works, must wait till after hell
  • Looking
  • A Street in Bronzeville.
  • Piano after war
  • Mentors
  • The white troops had their orders but the negroes looked like men
  • Firstly inclined to take what it is told
  • "God works in a mysterious way"
  • Love note I : Surely
  • Love note II : Flags
  • The progress
  • Annie Allen.
  • Notes From the Childhood and the Girlhood.
  • Kitchenette building
  • Clogged and soft and sloppy eyes
  • Chicken, she chided early, should not wait
  • After the baths and bowel-work, he was dead
  • Late Annie in her bower lay
  • The duck fats rot in the roasting pan
  • "Do not be afraid on no"
  • But can see better there, and laughing here
  • The Anniad.
  • Think of sweet and chocolate
  • Appendix to the Anniad.
  • The mother
  • You need the untranslatable ice to watch
  • The certainty we two shall meet by God
  • Oh mother, mother, where is happiness
  • The Womanhood.
  • People who have no children can be hard
  • What shall I give my children? Who are poor
  • And shall I prime my children, pray, to pray?
  • First fight.
  • Then fiddle.
  • Ply the slipping string
  • Southeast corner
  • When my dears die, the festival-colored brightness
  • Life for my child is simple, and is good
  • Sweet Sally took a cardboard box
  • A light and diplomatic bird
  • Carried her unprotesting out the door
  • They get to Benvenuti's.
  • There are booths
  • The dry brown coughing beneath their feet
  • And if sun comes
  • One wants a teller in a time like this
  • Hunchback girl : She thinks of Heaven
  • People protest in sprawling lightless ways
  • Men of careful turns, haters of forks in the road
  • The Bean Eaters. In honor of David Anderson Brooks, my father
  • My little 'bout-town gal
  • Strong men, riding horses
  • The bean eaters
  • We real cool
  • Old Mary
  • A Bronzeville mother loiters in Mississippi. Meanwhile, a Mississippi mother burns bacon
  • The last quatrain of the Ballad of Emmett Till
  • A song in the front yard
  • Mrs. Small
  • Jessie Mitchell's mother
  • The Chicago Defender sends a man to Little Rock
  • The lovers of the poor
  • A sunset of the city
  • A man of middle class
  • The crazy woman
  • Bronzeville man with a belt in the back
  • A lovely love
  • A penitent considers another coming of Mary
  • The ballad of chocolate Mabbie
  • Bronzeville woman in a red hat
  • In Emanuel's nightmare : Another coming of Christ
  • The Ballad of Rudolph Reed
  • New Poems. Riders to the blood-red wrath
  • The empty woman
  • To be in love
  • Of Robert Frost
  • Langston Hughes
  • A Catch of Shy Fish.
  • Garbageman : The man with the orderly mind
  • The preacher : Ruminates behind the sermon
  • Sick man looks at flowers
  • Old people working (garden, car)
  • Weaponed woman
  • Old tennis player
  • A surrealist and Omega
  • Spaulding and François
  • Big Bessie throws her son into the street
Control code
ocm00767982
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 127 pages
Isbn
9780060882969
Isbn Type
(pbk. : 2006)
Lccn
63016503
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)00767982

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