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Author Marie, Aurielle, 1994- author.

Title Gumbo ya ya / Aurielle Marie.

Publication Info. Pittsburgh, Pa. : University of Pittsburgh Press, [2021]


Location Call No. Status
 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - Adult Department  811.6 MARIE    Check Shelf
 Portland Public Library - Adult Department  811.6 MAR    Check Shelf
Description viii, 109 pages ; 23 cm.
Series Pitt poetry series
Pitt poetry series.
Contents I. What had happened -- Gxrl gospel i -- Portrait of rage with caution tape & bullhorns -- War strategies for every hood -- I, too, sing america -- No name in the street -- Gxrl gospel ii -- Grxl gospel iii -- Transhistorical for the X in my gxrls -- & Not by sight -- II. The creek behind my childhood home was one of those small heavens -- & What is a heaven without a god to break it -- Some of the men we love are terrorists -- Father-son & holy -- Unholy ghazal -- Yes, I am done with the god of white men -- Grxl gospel iv -- Transhistorical and I observe the Sabbath like a ill verse -- Independent -- Listen -- A poem of failures -- Held like arsenic in each of my kin's mouths -- Cpt or lessons in god-timing -- III. Gumbo ya ya -- IV. Pantoum for aiyana -- Georgia me -- Like a freedom too strange to be conquered -- Thottin on fountain drive -- The world between me is gender -- Transhistorical for the men we love -- File -- Egungun -- Wayward experiments -- This poem is a hex, tread light -- Psalm in which I demand a new name for my kin -- In the event I become some unrecognizable beast.
Subject Teenage girls, Black -- Poetry.
African American girls -- Poetry.
African American women -- Poetry.
Race -- Poetry.
Gender identity -- Poetry.
Violence -- Poetry.
Desire -- Poetry.
African Americans -- Race identity -- Poetry.
African American girls. (OCoLC)fst00799183
American poetry. (OCoLC)fst00807348
Chronological Term 2000-2099
Genre/Form Poetry. (OCoLC)fst01423828
ISBN 9780822966661 (paperback)
0822966662 (paperback)
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