How I Discovered Poetry

How I Discovered Poetry

Book - 2014
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Poet Marilyn Nelson presents fifty eye-opening, intimate poems that tell the story of her development as an artist and young woman during the 1950s, one of America's most turbulent decades.
This book is a powerful and thought-provoking Civil Rights era memoir told through poems from Marilyn Nelson, one of America's most celebrated poets.
Publisher: New York : Dial Books/Penguin Group (USA), c2014
ISBN: 9780803733046
Call Number: TEEN 811.54 NELS
Characteristics: 103 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: Hooper, Hadley - Illustrator


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This poet’s memoir in verse tells the story of growing up black in 1950s America, witnessing the early Civil Rights movement, the Cold War, and other historical events.

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mawls Jan 04, 2015

There's more beauty on Earth than I can bear.


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