Absolute trust in the goodness of the earth : new poems / Alice Walker.
- First edition
- New York : Random House, 2003.
xxi, , 229,  pages ; 25 cm
- Poetry -- 20th century -- Black authors.
Poetry -- 20th century -- Women authors.
Poetry -- Black authors
Poetry -- Women authors.
- Place of Publication:
- United States New York (State) New York (City)
- I Can Worship You. I Can Worship you; The Love of Bodies; All the Toys; Poem for Aneta Chapman on Her 33rd Birthday; The Same as Gold
My Friend Calls. My Friend Calls; Coming Back from Seeing Your People; Someone I Barely Know; Despite the Hunger; My African; How Different You Are
New House Moves. New House Moves; Trapdoors to the Cellar Spring-Grass Green; Whiter Than Bone; Even When I Walked Away; Red Petals Sticking Out; Inside My Rooms
Let Change Play God. Refrigerator Poems; Just at Dusk; The Moment I Saw Her; A Native Person Looks up from the Plate; The Anonymous Caller; I Was So Puzzled by the Attacks; At First, It Is True, I Thought There Were Only Peaches & Wild Grapes; May 23, 1999; Reverend E. in Her Red Dress
All the People Who Work for Me & My Dog Too. All the People Who Work for Me & My Dog Too; The Snail Is My Power Animal; In Everything I Do; The Writer's Life; Grace; Loss of Vitality; Until I Was Nearly Fifty
Thanks for the Garlic. Thanks for the Garlic; The New Man; What Will Save Us; My Friend Arrived
Dead Men Love War. Dead Men Love War; Thousands of Feet Below You; Living off of Isolated Women; They Made Love
To Be a Woman. To Be a Woman; Thanksgiving; The Last Time I Left Our House; I Loved You So Much; Winning
Falling Bodies. Falling Bodes. Why the War You Have in Mind (Yours and Mine) Is Obsolete; Projection; When You Look
The Tree. The Tree; The Climate of the Southern Hemisphere; Where Is That Nail File? Where Are My Glasses? Have You Seen My Car Keys?
My Ancestors' Earnings. My Ancestors' Earnings; My Friend Yeshi; Ancestors to Alice; One of the Traps
Not Children. Not Children; You Can Talk; Goddess; Why War Is Never a Good Idea
The Award. The Award; Though We May Feel Alone; When We Let Spirit Lead Us; Dream; We Are All So Busy
The Backyard, Careyes. The Backyard, Careyes; Practice; Dreaming the New World in Careyes; Patriot; Because Light Is Attracted to Dark
When Fidel Comes to Visit Me. When Fidel Comes to Visit Me; No Better Life; Someone Should Have Taught You This; Dream of Frida Kahlo; My Mother Was So Wonderful
Aging. Aging; Some Things to Enjoy About Aging; Lying Quietly; Wrinkles; Life Is Never Over
Bring Me the Heart of María Sabina. If They Come to Shoot You; You Too Can Look, Smell, Dress, Act This Way; The Breath of the Feminine; Bring Me the Heart of María Sabina.
- "Book design by Mercedes Everett."
"Minion is a 1990 Adobe Originals typeface by Robert Simbach. Minion is inspired by classical, old-style typefaces of the late Renaissance, a period of elegant, beautiflu, and highly readable type designs."--About the Type.
"Jacket design: Lisa Hamilton. Jacket photograph: William Poy Lee."
- Local notes:
- Kislak Center Banks Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2018 by Joanna Banks.
Banks Collection copy: dustjacket retained.
- Penn Provenance:
- Banks, Joanna (donor) (Banks Collection copy)
- Penn Chronology:
- Joanna Banks Collection of African American Books (University of Pennsylvania)
- 0375509046 (alk. paper) :
9780375509049 (alk. paper)
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