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Between What I See and What I Say by Octavio Paz, Translated by Eliot Weinberger, from COLLECTED POEMS 1957-1987, copyright ©1986 by Octavio Paz and Eliot Weinberger. Used by permission of New Directions Corp.
Elena by Pat Mora from CHANTS by Pat Mora ©1985 by Arte Publico Press, University of Houston.
Eviction (originally entitled "The 1st") by Lucille Clifton from GOOD TIMES by Lucille Clifton. Copyright ©1969 by Lucille Clifton. Performed by permission of Curtis Brown, Ltd.
In Just-- by e.e. cummings copyright 1923, 1951, ©1991 by the Trustees for the E. E. Cummings Trust. Copyright ©1976 by George James Firmage, from COMPLETE POEMS: 1904-1962 by E. E. Cummings, edited by George J. Firmage. Used by permission of Liveright Publishing Corporation.
Madam and the Rent Man by Langston Hughes from SELECTED POEMS OF LANGSTON HUGHES, ©1974 by Random House, Inc. Performance permission granted by Harold Ober & Associates, Inc.
Mama Is a Sunrise from THE LYRIC ©1972 by Evelyn Tooley Hunt. Used by permission of Donald E. Hunt, Executor for the Estate of Evelyn Tooley Hunt.
Mother to Son by Langston Hughes from SELECTED POEMS OF LANGSTON HUGHES, ©1974 by Random House, Inc. Performance permission granted by Harold Ober & Associates, Inc.
Southbound on the Freeway by May Swenson from REFLECTIONS ON A GIFT OF A WATERMELON PICKLE edited by Stephen Dunning, ©1967 by by Lothrop, Lee & Shepard, Co. Permission granted by Rozanne Knudson.
Where Do You Get the Idea for a Poem? by Karla Kuskin from NEAR THE WINDOW TREE by Karla Kuskin, ©1975 by HarperCollins Publishers, Inc. Performance permission granted by the author.
Women's 400 Meters, The by Lillian Morrison from WAY TO GO! Sports Poems by Lillian Morrison. Copyright ©2001 by Lillian Morrison. Published by Wordsong/Boyds Mills Press. Performance permission granted by Marian Reiner for the author.