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When I know the power of my Black hand / Lance Jeffers.

Author/Creator:
Jeffers, Lance.
Edition:
First Edition
Publication:
Detroit : Broadside Press, 1974.
Format/Description:
Book
62, [2] pages ; 23 cm.
Subjects:
African Americans -- Poetry.
African Americans
Form/Genre:
Poetry.
Place of Publication:
United States Michigan Detroit.
Contents:
When I Know the Power of My Black Hand
How High the Moon
Trellie
She Takes the Lion's Head
Love Pictures You as Black
No Hairy Silk
A Woman Needs Hands
I Kiss the Blade with Which You Slice Me
One Who Loves
If I No Longer Evict My Passion
Ruth Wilson
That Woman Rebuked and Scorned
Nina Simone
Her Body Dark I Cluster
She Wears a Dress
Then Love Will Turn the Teacher Upside Down
When the White Sawteeth Bite Into Her Flesh
A Pyramid is Not a Monument
And God Got Down Before the Fool
My Father (Henry Nelson)
A Dark and Sudden Beauty
How Many Whitenesses
Is It a Disease to be Bred an American
On Listening to the Spirituals
To Brother Whales and Unify the Man
To Poets Black and White
The Eye of Murder
How Many Poets Scrub the River's Back?
A Black Man White-Mothered
For Nights Will Come
Who Shined Shoes in Times Square
Breath in my Nostrils
There is no Niagara
Lift up the Blond Corpse-Head
For a Forkful of Hay Down My Devil's Throat
My Roots Claim American Earth
Nat
The Cleft Skull needs the Brainjuice
If on that Field of Slaughter
Into the Fountain of Mouths Chancred and Afoam
"I Repent" should be the name of this Nation
A Nation's Born
San Francisco and Nebrasks
The absence of seriousness
I wait
Sitinner
Freedom Rider
My Mothers
Deep within the bent twig of Appalachia
Pres, and Bird, and Hodges, and All
Prayer.
Notes:
"Cover Photo: Trellie Jeffers."
Order form for additional copies: [1] page at end.
Local notes:
Kislak Center Banks Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2018 by Joanna Banks.
Banks Collection copy is "First Edition First Printing".
Penn Provenance:
Gotham Book Mart (former owner) (Gotham Book Mart Collection copy)
Banks, Joanna (donor) (Banks Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1974
Contributor:
Gotham Book Mart Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Books (University of Pennsylvania)
Other format:
Online version: Jeffers, Lance. When I know the power of my Black hand.
ISBN:
0910296049 (pbk.)
9780910296045 (pbk.)
OCLC:
23339400
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