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Author: DUMAS, HENRY
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Dumas, Henry    Poet's Biography
18 poems available by this author


BROWN SOUNDS    Poem Text    
First Line: Brown sound chocolate


CONCENTRATION CAMP BLUES       
First Line: I ain't jokin people, I aint playin around
Subject(s): Ghettos; Jazz; Music & Musicians


FUNK    Poem Text    
First Line: The great god shango in the african sea


KEF 12    Poem Text    
First Line: Take up the blood from the grass, sun.
Subject(s): Nature


KEF 141    Poem Text    
First Line: Gave you my eyes


KEF 21    Poem Text    
First Line: First there was the earth in my mouth.
Subject(s): Summer


KEF 24    Poem Text    
First Line: Lay sixteen bales down in front on the plank
Subject(s): African Americans; Racism; Negroes; American Blacks; Racial Prejudice; Bigotry


KEF 25    Poem Text    
First Line: Gave you my eyesthe swan silvertone singers


KNEES OF A NATURAL MAN    Poem Text    
First Line: My ole man took me to the fulton fish market
Last Line: First thing I do is take a long drink of wine
Subject(s): Alphabet Verse


LISTEN TO THE SOUND OF MY HORN    Poem Text    
Subject(s): Music & Musicians


LOVE SONG    Poem Text    
First Line: Beloved/I have to adore the earth:
Subject(s): Love


PEAS    Poem Text    
First Line: Peas in the pod
Subject(s): Peas


RITE    Poem Text    
First Line: Vodu green clinching his waist,
Subject(s): Religion; Theology


SON OF MSIPPI    Poem Text    
First Line: Up/from msippi I grew.
Subject(s): Youth


TAKE THIS RIVER    Poem Text    
First Line: We move up a spine of earth


THE ZEBRA GOES WILD WHERE THE SIDEWALK ENDS    Poem Text    
First Line: Neon stripes tighten my wal
Subject(s): United States; Racism; Fathers; America; Racial Prejudice; Bigotry


VALENTINES    Poem Text    
First Line: Forgive me if I have not sent you
Last Line: I give that to you too
Subject(s): Holidays; Valentine's Day


YAMS    Poem Text    
First Line: I made a yamship for my belly with my spoon
Subject(s): Yams