Wade in the water : poems /

A Pulitzer Prize-winning poet, using her signature voice--inquisitive, lyrical and wry--mulls over what it means to be a citizen, a mother and an artist in a culture arbitrated by wealth, men and violence, boldly tying America's modern moment both to our nation's fraught founding history a...

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Main Author: Smith, Tracy K., (Author)
Description of Work:Poetry
Format: Book
Published:Minneapolis, Minnesota : Graywolf Press, [2018]
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Table of Contents:
  • Garden of Eden
  • Angels
  • Hill country
  • Deadly
  • Man's world
  • World is your beautiful younger sister
  • Realm of shades
  • Driving to Ottawa
  • Wade in the water
  • Declaration
  • Greatest personal privation
  • Unwritten
  • I will tell you the truth about this, I will tell you all about it
  • Ghazal
  • United States welcomes you
  • New road station
  • Theatrical improvisation
  • Unrest in Baton Rouge
  • Watershed
  • Political poem
  • Eternity
  • Ash
  • Beatific
  • Charity
  • In your condition
  • 4 1/2
  • Dusk
  • Urban youth
  • Everlasting self
  • Annunciation
  • Refuge
  • Old story.