Shake Loose My Skin by Sonia Sanchez
New and Selected Poems

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An extraordinary retrospective covering over thirty years of work, Shake Loose My Skin is a stunning testament to the literary, sensual, and political powers of the award-winning Sonia Sanchez.
 

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Sonia Sanchez—award-winning poet, activist, scholar, and formerly the Laura Carnell professor of English and women's studies at Temple University—is the author of sixteen books, including Like the Singing Coming off the Drums, Does Your House Have Lions?, Wounded in the House of a Friend, and Shake Loose My Skin.
 
Published June 12, 2012 by Beacon Press. 176 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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Mapping out an education that starts with a Homecoming--I have been a/ way so long/ once after college/ I returned tourist/ style to watch all/ the niggers killing/ themselves--and arrives at

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Sanchez's language is restless in seeking it out, shuttling back and forth from a gritty black vernacular in ""Towhomitmayconcern"" (""git yo/ self fattened up man/ you gon be doing battle with me/ ima gonna stake you out"") to the jazzy nomenclature of ""This Is not a Small Voice"" (""This is th...

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