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Author: CESAIRE, AIME
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Cesaire, Aime    Poet's Biography
151 poems available by this author


A CONVERSATION WITH MONICA WILSON    Poem Text    
First Line: You sayer / what is there to say
Last Line: Stake out settlements in the upper network of death
Subject(s): Conversation; Death


A DAY    Poem Text    
First Line: To amuse myself
Last Line: From the muzzle of an oblivious volcano
Subject(s): Life Choices


A FREEDOM IN PASSAGE    Poem Text    
First Line: The jolly roger flapping in the ever barbary wind
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement)


ABYSS       
First Line: He pondered the logic of the swamp's teeth
Last Line: An isolate of sea slugs coiffed with venom helmets %thus %all nostalgia %rolls %into the abyss
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement)


ALGAE    Poem Text    
First Line: The resurgence takes place here
Last Line: Takes place / laminarium alga
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement)


ALGAE       
First Line: The resurgence takes place here
Last Line: Even more than through afflux %the resurgence %takes place %laminarian alga
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement)


ANNONCIADES    Poem Text    
First Line: The good news will have been brought to me through the
Last Line: An irreducible memory 
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement)


ANNONCIADES       
First Line: The good news will have been brought to me through the
Last Line: And at the crest of the world %captivates %an irreducible memory
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement)


AT THE LOCKS OF THE VOID    Poem Text    
First Line: In the foreground and in longitudinal flight a dried-up brook


AUTOMATIC CRYSTAL       
First Line: Hullo hullo one more night stop guessing it's me the cave man there are
Last Line: Maguey of an undertow of eagles under the banyan


BANAL    Poem Text    
First Line: Only the laboror's sledge of torpor or maneuver
Last Line: Stuck as I am with inventing each water hole
Subject(s): Labor & Laborers


BANAL       
First Line: Only the laboror's sledge of torpor or maneuver
Last Line: And always this misdeal to negotiate step by step %stuck as I am with inventing each water hole
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement)


BEHEADED SUN, SELS.       
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement)


BEYOND       
First Line: From the bottom of the furious piling up of appalling dreams
Last Line: The hand of a woman assassinating the day
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement)


BLANK TO FILL IN ON THE VISA OF POLLEN       
First Line: If there were nothing in the desert but
Last Line: Blank to fill in on the visa of pollen


BUCOLIC    Poem Text    
First Line: Then very gently the earth grows a mane
Last Line: Cities into the sea.
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement)


BUCOLIC       
First Line: Then very gently the earth grows a mane
Last Line: Bamboo pushes a tall herd of shivering temples and cities into the sea
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement)


CONFIGURATIONS       
First Line: Nothing delivers but the obscurity of speaking
Last Line: To the surrection of a rock


CONSPIRACY    Poem Text    
First Line: For them the stones were without marrow a snail-prison
Last Line: All the solar heaters rolled and weaver birds
Subject(s): Conspiracy; Negritude (literary Movement)


CONSPIRACY       
First Line: For them the stones were without marrow a snail-prison
Last Line: It will not be the first time that a jet of living water %topples the head of the beast
Subject(s): Conspiracy; Negritude (literary Movement)


CONVERSATION WITH MONICA WILSON       
First Line: You sayer %what is there to say
Last Line: Let the grotesque sylph of this selva %stake out settlements in the upper network of death
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement)


CRACKS    Poem Text    
First Line: Rthe dark spelling establishes his law
Last Line: Crevasse I have tried
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement)


CREVASSES       
First Line: Saturnine spelling establishes its law: uras usury! Bar-
Last Line: I who used to dream of writing dazzling with rage! %crevassei will have attempted
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement)


DAY       
First Line: To amuse myself
Last Line: That hangs, facetiously, like a flag end, %from that muzzle of an oblivious volcano
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement)


DEBRIS    Poem Text    
First Line: Thoughts debris of shelters
Last Line: With a little bit of dubious resentment
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement); Ancestors & Ancestry


DEBRIS       
First Line: Thoughts debris of shelters
Last Line: Which from time to time breaks the torpor of the compitalia %with a little bit of dubious resentment
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement)


DIFFERENT HORIZON       
First Line: Night forked stigmata
Last Line: The purple muscle of the monkshodd of our sun prepares to spring
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement)


DISCOURSE ON IMPERIALISM, SELS.       
First Line: How did you come to develop the concept of negritude?
Last Line: But it is not the only thing
Subject(s): Imperialism; Negritude (literary Movement)


DON'T BE TAKEN IN    Poem Text    
First Line: That sap does not stray onto the wrong trails
Last Line: Of a man's day
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement)


DON'T BE TAKEN IN       
First Line: That sap does not stray onto the wrong trails
Last Line: The strength of my sun worries about the capacity %of a man's day
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement)


EPACTS    Poem Text    
First Line: With a limp gesture the hill sprinkled with dust over
Last Line: I've always rejected the pact of this lagoonal calendar
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement); Colonialism


EPACTS       
First Line: With a limp gesture the hill sprinkled with dust over
Last Line: Let it be clear to all that calculating the epacts %I've always rejected the pact of this lagoonal c
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement)


EX-VOTO FOR A SHIPWRECK    Poem Text    
First Line: Hele hele the king is a great king
Subject(s): Disasters; Shipwrecks


EX-VOTO FOR A SHIPWRECK       
First Line: Hele hele the king is a great king
Last Line: Of the little upside down laugh of the sea in the sunken ship's gorgeous potholes
Subject(s): Disasters; Shipwrecks


FLINT WARRIOR THROUGH ALL WORDS    Poem Text    
First Line: Disorder organizes itself into an appraiser of hills
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement)


FLINT WARRIOR THROUGH ALL WORDS       
First Line: Disorder organizes itself into an appraiser of hills
Last Line: Flint warrior %vomited %through the mangrove swamp serpent's snout
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement)


FORFEITURE    Poem Text    
First Line: As soon as I press the little pawl that I have under my tongue at a


FREEDOM IN PASSAGE       
First Line: The jolly roger flapping in the ever barbary wind
Last Line: To correct the erinyes' blunders and the stiff wine of moray%eels
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement)


GENESIS FOR WIFREDO       
First Line: No more alburnam %only a dawn of pure bones
Last Line: As for blood there's only a sinuous thread %in the median of a parturient verb
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement)


HAVE NO MERCY    Poem Text    
First Line: Smoke swamp / the rupestral images of the unknown
Last Line: Like a viper born from the blond force of respendrnce
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement); Swamps


HAVE NO MERCY       
First Line: Smoke swamp %the rupestral images of the unknown
Last Line: Like a viper born from the blonde force of resplendence
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement)


HEARTH    Poem Text    
First Line: Memory honoring the landscape
Last Line: In the palms of an autumn
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement); Memory


HEARTH       
First Line: Memory honoring the landscape
Last Line: A recollection of very soft skin is not out of the question %in the palms of an autumn
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement)


HORSE; FOR PIERRE LOEB    Poem Text    
First Line: My horse falters against skulls
Last Line: The chlorophyllous dough of t horses;he vast ravens of the future
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement); Horses


HORSE; FOR PIERRE LOEB       
First Line: My horse falters against skulls
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement)


I GUIDED THE LONG TRANSHUMANCE OF THE HERD    Poem Text    
First Line: To walk across the slumbers of cyclones that carry
Last Line: The flambe belly of receding fair weather
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement); Walking


I GUIDED THE LONG TRANSHUMANCE OF THE HERD       
First Line: To walk across the slumbers of cyclones that carry
Last Line: The most plutonic part of a nugget that is none other than %the flambe belly of receding fair weathe
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement)


IBIS-ANUBIS    Poem Text    
First Line: A few traces of erosion
Last Line: Under the incomprehensible alphabets of ther moment
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement); Memory


IBIS-ANUBIS       
First Line: A few traces of erosion
Last Line: Eagle owl word you will plane this cry from its %anubis snout
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement)


IN MEMORY OF A BLACK UNION LEADER       
First Line: Let no tempest subside no rock stagger
Last Line: To the eyes of the comrades, varnished light vaguely tinged with blood
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement)


IN ORDER TO SPEAK    Poem Text    
First Line: In order to revitalize the roaring of phosphenes
Last Line: To the point of firevomiting / its mouth
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement); Speech; Anger


IN ORDER TO SPEAK       
First Line: In order to revitalize the roaring of phosphenes
Last Line: To the point of firevomiting %its mouth
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement)


INCONGRUOUS BUILDERS    Poem Text    
First Line: Too bad if the forests wilts into pereskia stalks
Last Line: Around a few ghosts more real than they appear / incongruous builders
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement); Environmental Abuse; Buildings & Builders


INCONGRUOUS BUILDERS       
First Line: Too bad if the forests wilts into pereskia stalks
Last Line: Around a few ghosts more real than they appear %inconruous builders
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement)


INTERNUNCIO    Poem Text    
First Line: Off and on I lose it for weeks
Last Line: And of my own blood a firefly among fireflies
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement); Language


INTERNUNCIO       
First Line: Off and on I lose it for weeks
Last Line: Spectral and spasmodic %and of my own blood a firefly among fireflies
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement)


INVENTORY OF REEFS    Poem Text    
First Line: So comely / so comely / caribbees
Last Line: Adieu aviary / cagelings adieu
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement); Birds


INVENTORY OF REEFS       
First Line: So comely %so comely %caribbees
Last Line: Chanson of the cage %adieu aviary %cagelings adieu
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement)


IT IS THE NECESSARY PASSAGE       
First Line: It is the necessary passage that from here I decline
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement)


JUSTICE LISTENS AT THE GATES OF BEAUTY    Poem Text    
First Line: A flight / pauses in the tree ferns
Last Line: Indeed above everything
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement); Courts & Courtiers; Disasters; Beauty


JUSTICE LISTENS AT THE GATES OF BEAUTY       
First Line: A flight %pauses in the tree ferns
Last Line: That the feast be restored %that justice beam %indeed above everything
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement)


KNOWLEDGE OF MORNES       
First Line: The mornes are not a convulsion of giant birds
Last Line: Your ax planted clearly %in the dry heart of slumbers and the poor stupor of sands
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement)


LAGOONAL CALENDAR    Poem Text    
First Line: I inhabit a sacred wound
Last Line: Even if it changes with beauty my words
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement)


LAGOONAL CALENDAR       
First Line: I inhabit a sacred wound
Last Line: Even if it makes certain words of mine sumptuous %immeasurably increases my plight
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement)


LAND SURVEY, SELS.       
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement)


LAUGHABLE       
First Line: I have not been nailed to the most absurd of rocks
Last Line: Horseman of time and sea foam


LAW OF THE CORAL REEFS       
First Line: We the rag men of hope
Last Line: Wandering with great tenacity %toward the barbarous rocks of the future
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement)


LAY OF THE ROVER       
First Line: All that ever was dismembered
Last Line: Sword of a flame that torments me %I fell the trees of eden


LEON G. DAMAS FEU SOMBRE TOUJOURS       
First Line: Des promesses qui eclatent en petites fusees
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement)


LEON G. DAMAS SOMBER FIRE ALWAYS    Poem Text    
First Line: Promises that burst into tiny missiles
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement); Damas, Leon G. (1912-1978)


LEON G. DAMAS SOMBER FIRE ALWAYS       
First Line: Promises that burst into tiny missiles
Last Line: On the horizon of my salute %brother %somber fire always
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement)


LET IT SMOKE       
First Line: Torus %taurus %of the big game
Last Line: Doing shrinks %let the volcano smoke
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement)


LET US OFFER ITS HEART TO THE SUN       
First Line: The beast must have surrendered on the path of your last
Last Line: To the gourd of seeds %in the dawn of a hand begging for ghosts
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement)


LINK OF THE CHAIN GANG    Poem Text    
First Line: With bits of string
Last Line: To build thee
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement)


LINK OF THE CHAIN GANG       
First Line: With bits of string
Last Line: By whirlwinds %and waterspouts %to build thee
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement)


MACUMBA WORD       
First Line: The word is the father of the saints
Last Line: Sometimes I even sneak a swim on the back of a dolphin %word
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement)


MAILLON DE LA CADENE       
First Line: Avec des bouts de ficelle
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement)


MANGROVE SWAMP       
First Line: It is not always a good idea to splash about in just any
Last Line: \spews dirt and water aplenty %april his breastplate %stempost %stallion
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement)


MANGROVE SWAMP SYNDROME       
First Line: Despair has no name
Last Line: The look is that of forests. %the lulling %that of the swaying of tides
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement)


MIRACULOUS WEAPONS       
First Line: The great machete blow of red pleasure right in the face there was blood
Last Line: A dungeon the frail water without a femur the serous peritoneum of springhead evenings
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement)


MIRACULOUS WEAPONS, SELS.       
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement)


MONSTERS       
First Line: I recognize them %the smell the breath a mere nothing
Last Line: It is my heart torn from the hands of the earthquake- %the cipher
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement)


NEW KINDNESS    Poem Text    
First Line: To deliver the world to assassins of dawn is out of the
Last Line: A new kindness is ceaselessly growing on the horizon
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement)


NEW KINDNESS       
First Line: To deliver the world to assassins of dawn is out of the
Last Line: And sweet calabashes in the hollows of offering hands %a new kindness is ceaselessly growing on the
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement)


NIGHTS    Poem Text    
First Line: The nights over here are not worth writing home about
Last Line: That the temeritous day annouces its own birth
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement); Night


NIGHTS       
First Line: The nights over here are not worth writing home about
Last Line: It is not always from the management cell of the catastrophe%that the temeritous day announces its o
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement)


NOTEBOOK OF A RETURN TO THE NATIVE LAND, SELECTION    Poem Text    
First Line: I would rediscover the secret of great communications
Last Line: Understand me would not understand the roaring of the tiger either
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement)


NOTEBOOK OF A RETURN TO THE NATIVE LAND, SELECTION    Poem Text    
First Line: At the end of daybreak
Subject(s): Family Life; Negritude (literary Movement); Relatives


NOTEBOOK OF A RETURN TO THE NATIVE LAND, SELS.       
First Line: Islands scar of the water
Last Line: Will now fish the malevolent tongue of the night in its motionless veerition!
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement)


NOTEBOOK OF A RETURN TO THE NATIVE LAND, SELS.       
First Line: I would rediscover the secret of great communications
Last Line: Me would not understand any better the roaring of a tiger
Subject(s): Men


NOTES ON A RETURN TO THE NATIVE LAND, SELS.       
First Line: Death traces a shining circle
Last Line: Not burst mute earth %with its upright cries?
Subject(s): Mandela, Nelson (b. 1918); Negritude (literary Movement)


ON THE ISLANDS OF ALL WINDS    Poem Text    
First Line: Lands which leap very high
Last Line: That finally exulting in the wounded kine of the stars
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement); Islands


ON THE ISLANDS OF ALL WINDS       
First Line: Lands which leap very high
Last Line: The carnal and kinky black head of the sun
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement)


PASSAGES       
First Line: (the necessity of inspection %acceptable only in that
Last Line: The halt of a lively termitarium %is already emerging from the muddle
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement)


PATH    Poem Text    
First Line: Let us take up again
Last Line: Depending on the stubbornness to ripen
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement); Slavery


PATH       
First Line: Let us take up again
Last Line: To speak is to go with the seed %all the way to the black secret of numbers
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement)


PERDITION       
First Line: We will strike the new air with our armor-plated heads
Last Line: In the tolling canna of rich twilights
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement)


PILLAGE       
First Line: One must know how to cross the entire expanse of blood
Last Line: A sun thoughtlessly distributed to glowworms %while burning an incredulous expectation in pure blood
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement)


PIRATE       
First Line: His share of the sun?
Last Line: Pirate ambush of remorse %the sun is not here as an intruder
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement)


PROPHECY    Poem Text    
First Line: There where adventure stays clear-sighted
Last Line: Where the agile wonder leanes no stone or fire unturned
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement)


PROPHECY       
First Line: There where adventure stays clear-sighted
Last Line: My revolt my name %prophetically bathe
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement)


REFERENCES       
First Line: He sought no alibi
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement)


RIBBON       
First Line: I come across my skeleton
Last Line: Oh to still be available toward a delay of extinguished islands and volcanoes dozing
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement)


RIVERS ARE NOT IMPASSIVE    Poem Text    
First Line: Same brawl / this big scar on my belly
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement); Blood; Rivers


RIVERS ARE NOT IMPASSIVE       
First Line: Same brawl %this big scar on my belly
Last Line: Sole haggard grippers of %the mangroves' base
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement)


SECOND ADVENTIVITY       
First Line: In those days time was the sunshade of a very beautiful
Last Line: Time was not a gangly gringo %I mean a second adventivity man %a man came %a man
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement)


SECRET SOCIETY       
First Line: From the lagoon rises an odor of blood and an army of flies
Last Line: To the bottom of the mulish gravel of unmarked catastrophe


SENTENCE    Poem Text    
First Line: And why not the hedge of geysers the obelisk of hours
Last Line: Appearance salavated from my mug of sphinx muzzle unmuzzled since nothingness
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement)


SENTENCE       
First Line: And why not the hedge of geysers the obelisk of hours
Last Line: Assassin clad in rich and calm muslins like a chant of hard wine
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement)


SENTIMENTS AND RESENTMENTS OF WORDS       
First Line: There are arcangels of great time
Last Line: Sapid and insipid evil %the dreadful resentment of saliva reswallowed by the surf
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement)


SERPENT SUN EYE BEWITCHING MY EYE    Poem Text    
First Line: Serpent sun eye bewitching my eye
Last Line: The sugar in the word barzil deep in the marsh
Subject(s): Sun


SERPENT SUN EYE BEWITCHING MY EYE       
Last Line: The sugar in the word brazil deep in the marsh
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement)


SHACKLES, SELS.       
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement)


SINCE AKKAD, SINCE ELAM, SINCE SUMER       
First Line: Intruder, uprooter %puff of wind suffered, puff onrushing
Last Line: Since elam since akkad since sumer


SLOWNESS       
First Line: The hyperactivating of the lands
Last Line: And blows from time to time %through the debris
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement)


SMELL       
First Line: But the smell came
Last Line: The smell is not hollow. %the smell has no folds
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement)


SOLVITUR    Poem Text    
First Line: Without this anger it is clear
Last Line: No. / solvitur
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement); Anger


SOLVITUR       
First Line: Without this anger it is clear
Last Line: Afterglow of a remanence %igitur %no. %solvitur
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement)


SONG OF THE SEA HORSE    Poem Text    
First Line: Tiny horse escaped from time
Last Line: Unerring in the wind the salt and the wrack
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement); Sea Horses


SONG OF THE SEA HORSE       
First Line: Tiny horse escaped from time
Last Line: And away you'll gallop tiny horse %fearless %unerring in the wind the salt and the wrack
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement)


STATE OF THE UNION       
First Line: Gentlemen, %the situation is tragic
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement)


STONE       
First Line: Shall we finally see him endorse his own strength
Last Line: The water soaking with green leaves %there rained the approach of an equinox
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement)


STRENGTH TO FACE TOMORROW       
First Line: The kisses of meteorites
Last Line: Exhausted by a resurgent doubt %the srength to face tomorrow
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement)


SUPREME MASK       
First Line: Fibers feather smooth wood
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement)


TEST       
First Line: Les chercheurs de silex
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement)


TESTING    Poem Text    
First Line: The flint hunters / the obsidian assayers
Last Line: And most ignominiously
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement); Language


TESTING       
First Line: The flint hunters %the obsidian assayers
Last Line: Were given notice ages ago %and most ignominiously
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement)


THAT, THE HOLLOW       
First Line: That is unfurnishable it is hollow
Last Line: Birdlime %in most cases that is crawlable
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement)


THE STRENGTH TO FACE TOMORROW    Poem Text    
First Line: The kisses of meteorites
Last Line: The strength to face tomorrow
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement)


THE WOMAN AND THE FLAME    Poem Text    
First Line: A bit of light that descends the springhead of a gaze
Subject(s): Weather


THIS APPEAL-PROHIBITED BLOOD    Poem Text    
First Line: Always, less lively than beautiful, the air , save for this breath
Last Line: Earth, self-conscious, clipped, reduced, in breach of fauna
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement)


THIS APPEAL-PROHIBITED BLOOD       
First Line: Always, less lively than beautiful, the air , save for this breath
Last Line: These unseizable seasons this eyelash-denied sky and this %appeal-prohibited food
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement)


TO BE DEDUCTED       
First Line: Apings %those who with their gazestone assassinate
Last Line: Its ornament of fire %its dolman of blood %its flag of renewal
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement)


TO KNOW, HE SAYS       
First Line: Hey connoisseur of knowing
Last Line: As do the ardent hooves of the wind-horse %along the trails of night
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement)


TO THE SERPENT    Poem Text    
First Line: I have had occasion in the bewilderment of cities to search for the


TONGUE FASHION    Poem Text    
First Line: Keystone / hieroglyphs / forget the abolished constellation
Last Line: The sacred territory reluctantly conceded by the leaves
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement)


TONGUE FASHION       
First Line: Keystone %hieroglyphs %forget the abolished constellation
Last Line: Reclaimed from wild beasts %the sacred territory reluctantly conceded by the leaves
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement)


TORNADO       
First Line: That time when %the senator noticed that
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement); Tornadoes


TORPOR OF HISTORY       
First Line: Between two puffs of familiar birds
Last Line: Ah! That road halfway up and its solid surplus %I'm awaiting%awaiting %the wind
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement)


TRANSMISSION       
First Line: The surplus %I had shed it into the rutsof the roads
Last Line: Meanwhile time was hacking at me harshly %down to my intact root
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement)


TYPICAL    Poem Text    
First Line: Incidents along the way
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement); Danger; Insects; Travel


TYPICAL       
First Line: Incidents along the way
Last Line: In any case %it is not recommended to indulge in breaks
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement)


UNBROKEN NIGGER CREST LINE       
First Line: There are volcanoes that are dying
Last Line: There are volcanoes whose openings are in exact %scale with the ancient rip
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement)


VENOM VERSION       
First Line: The most varied combinations always bring us back
Last Line: And with the impress of ashes %the breakdown of debris takes forever
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement)


WAY THINGS TURN OUT       
First Line: It's true the speculation of the birds of paradise no longer wilts
Last Line: Nightmares void of memory void of indifference


WHEN MIGUEL ANGEL ASTURIAS DISAPPEARED       
First Line: Skillful flint striker %grandly flinging golden grain into the thick mane
Last Line: And settled, an ever green mountain, %on the horizon of all men
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement)


WIFREDO LAM    Poem Text    
First Line: To report: nothing less than
Last Line: And the law of your name
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement)


WIFREDO LAM       
First Line: To report: nothing less than
Last Line: The vertigo of your blood %and the law of your name
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement)


WRECKAGE       
First Line: Someone's impotent utterance or else very real horses
Last Line: Winging it and %cunning %the silentious open air of the split
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement)


YOUR PORTRAIT       
First Line: I say river corrosive %kiss of guts
Last Line: Henceforth %swirling %and liquid


ZAFFER SUN       
First Line: At the foot of stammering volcanoes
Last Line: Parakinesized by lofty bitter kingdoms %I %zaffer sun
Subject(s): Negritude (literary Movement)