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Human Family by Maya Angelou from I SHALL NOT BE MOVED by Maya Angelou by Random House, Inc. Copyright © 1990 by Maya Angelou. Used by permission of The Helen Brann Agency, Inc.
Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night by Dylan Thomas from POEMS OF DYLAN THOMAS by New Directions Publishing Corporation. Copyright © 1943 "Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night" by Dylan Thomas, from POEMS OF DYLAN THOMAS. Copyright ©1945 by the Trustees for The Copyrights of Dylan Thomas, and 1952 by Dylan Thomas. Used by permission of New Directions Publishing Corp.
Something Is Going to Happen (excerpt from Delight) by Robert Penn Warren from from NEW AND SELECTED POEMS 1923-1975 by Robert Penn Warren, published by Random House. Copyright © 1976 by Robert Penn Warren. Used by permission of William Morris Agency, Inc., on behalf of the author’s estate.
This Is Just to Say by William Carlos Williams, from COLLECTED POEMS: 1909-1939, VOLUME I, copyright ©1938 by New Directions Publishing Corp. Used by permission of New Directions Publishing Corp.
I Am Offering This Poem by Jimmy Santiago Baca, from IMMIGRANTS IN OUR OWN LAND, copyright © 1982 by Jimmy Santiago Baca. Used by Permission of New Directions Publishing Corp.
The Friendship Only Lasted a Few Seconds by Lily Lee Adams from CONNECTIONS, newsletter of the William Joiner Center at University of Massachusetts, Boston, Spring 1990. Copyright © 1990 by Lily Lee Adams.
anyone lived in a pretty how town, from Complete Poems: 1904-1962 by E. E. Cummings, edited by George J. Firmage. Copyright © 1923, 1931, 1935, 1940, 1951, 1959, 1963, 1968, 1991 by the Trustees for the E. E. Cummings Trust. Copyright © 1976, 1978, 1979 by George James Firmage. Used with the permission of Liveright Publishing Corporation.
Camouflaging the Chimera from PLEASURE DOME: NEW AND COLLECTED POEMS © 2001 by Yusef Komunyakaa. Used with permission of the author.
Grant Wood: American Gothic by Jane Yolen in HEART TO HEART: NEW POEMS INSPIRED BY TWENTIETH CENTURY AMERICAN ART, edited by Jan Greenberg. Copyright © 2001. Published by Harry N. Adams, Inc.