Table of contents for Teahouse of the almighty : poems / by Patricia Smith.

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TEAHOUSE OF THE ALMIGHTY
Table of Contents
Introduction
Giving Birth To Soldiers 5
Building Nicole's Mama 6
It Had the Beat Inevitable 8 
Mississippi's Legs 9
walloping! magnifying of a guys anatomy easily 11
10 Ways to Get Ray Charles and Ronald Reagan Into the Same Poem 12
The World Won't Wait 14
Listening at the Door 15
End of a Marriage 16
Boy Dies, Girlfriend Gets His Heart 17
Dumpsters, Wastebaskets, Shallow Graves 19
To 3, No One in the Place 20
Sacrifice 22
My Million Fathers, Still Here Past 23
How to Be a Lecherous Little Old Black Man and Make Lots of Money 25
Hallelujah With Your Name 26
Little Poetry 28
Can't Hear Nothing for That Damn Train 29
Drink, You Motherfuckers 30
TEAHOUSE OF THE ALMIGHTY
TABLE OF CONTENTS (CONT.)
Deltateach 32
Creatively Loved 34
Elegantly Ending 35
Sex and Music 36
Map Rappin' 37
In the Audience Tonight 40
Weapon Ultimate 42
Scribe 43
The Circus Is In Town 45
Her Other Name 47
Forgotten in All This 48
Up 4 the Down Stroke 50
Women Are Taught 51
Look at 'Em Go 53
Stop the Presses 54
What You Pray Toward 55
What Men Do With Their Mouths 57
Ghost of Biology 58
Dream Dead Daddy Walking 59
Writing Exercise Breathing Outside My Binder 60
TEAHOUSE OF THE ALMIGHTY
TABLE OF CONTENTS (CONT.)
The Thrill Is On 61
Blues Through 2 Bone 62
Fireman 63
Psyche! 65
Related to the Buttercup, Blooms in Spring 66
When Dexter King Met James Earl Ray 69
All His Distressing Disguises 71
Nose in Your Bizness 72
Teahouse of the Almighty 74
Running for Aretha 76
When the Burning Begins 77

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

African Americans -- Poetry.