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Author: WALKER, ALICE
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Walker, Alice    Poet's Biography
33 poems available by this author


BE NOBODY'S DARLING / BE AN OUTCAST    Poem Text    
Last Line: Among your dead
Subject(s): Self-reliance; Conduct Of Life


BE NOBODY'S DARLING / BE AN OUTCAST    Poem Text    


BURIAL    Poem Text    
First Line: They have fenced in the dirt road
Subject(s): Alienation (Social Psychology); Exiles; Estrangement; Outcasts


DID THIS HAPPEN TO YOUR MOTHER?    Poem Text    
First Line: I love a man who is not worth
Subject(s): Men; Worry


EACH ONE, PULL ONE    Poem Text    
First Line: We must say it all, and as clearly
Subject(s): African Americans; Writing & Writers; Artists; Negroes; American Blacks


EARLY LOSSES: A REQUIEM. PART 2. THE CHILD    Poem Text    
First Line: A sound like a small wind
Last Line: The sound itself is all
Subject(s): African Americans - Women


EXPECT NOTHING    Poem Text    
First Line: Expect nothing. Live frugally
Subject(s): Conduct Of Life


FORGIVENESS    Poem Text    
First Line: Each time I order her to go
Subject(s): Mothers & Daughters; Women


GRAY    Poem Text    
First Line: I have a friend
Subject(s): Love - Nature Of


HOW POEMS ARE MADE: A DISCREDITED VIEW    Poem Text    
First Line: Letting go / in order to hold on
Subject(s): Poetry & Poets


I SAID TO POETRY    Poem Text    
First Line: I said to poetry: I'm finished
Subject(s): Women


MALCOLM    Poem Text    
First Line: Those who say they knew you
Subject(s): African Americans; Malcolm X (Malcolm Little) (1925-1965); Negroes; American Blacks


NEW FACE    Poem Text    
First Line: I have learned not to worry about love
Subject(s): Women


ON SIGHT    Poem Text    
First Line: I am so thankful I have seen
Subject(s): Nature


ONCE    Poem Text    
First Line: Green lawn / a picket fence
Subject(s): African Americans - Women; Southern States; South (U.s.)


RAGE    Poem Text    
First Line: In me there is a rage to defy
Subject(s): Anger


REMEMBER    Poem Text    
First Line: Remember / when we ended
Subject(s): Love - Loss Of


REVOLUTIONARY PETUNIAS    Poem Text    
First Line: Sammy lou of rue / sent to his reward
Subject(s): African Americans - Women; Murder


SONGLESS    Poem Text    
First Line: What is the point / of being artists
Subject(s): Art & Artists


SUNDAY SCHOOL, CIRCA 1950 (8)    Poem Text    
First Line: Who made you?' was always
Subject(s): Religious Education; Sunday Schools; Yeshivas; Parochial Schools


THE OLD MEN USED TO SING    Poem Text    
Subject(s): African-americans; Funerals; Old Age; Burials


THE WAYS OF WATER    Poem Text    
First Line: With your unknown
Subject(s): Water


THEY WHO FEEL DEATH    Poem Text    
First Line: They who feel death close as a breath
Subject(s): Martyrs


TORTURE    Poem Text    
First Line: When they torture your mother
Subject(s): Torture


WE ALONE    Poem Text    
First Line: We alone can devalue gold
Subject(s): Gold; Love


WHAT IT FEELS LIKE    Poem Text    
First Line: As if I've swallowed


WHEN GOLDA MEIR WAS IN AFRICA    Poem Text    


WHEN YOU SEE WATER    Poem Text    
First Line: When you see water in a stream
Subject(s): Water


WHEN YOU THOUGHT ME POOR    Poem Text    
Subject(s): African Americans - Women; Poverty; Success


WHO?    Poem Text    
First Line: Who has not been
Subject(s): Moon


WINKING AT A FUNERAL    Poem Text    
First Line: Those were the days
Subject(s): Funerals


WOMEN (3)    Poem Text    
First Line: They were women then
Variant Title(s): Women
Subject(s): African Americans - Women


YES, I KNOW    Poem Text    
First Line: Yes, I know I am not
Last Line: Like / this one
Subject(s): African Americans Women; Poetry & Poets