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Here in Harlem: Poems in Many Voices

by Walter Dean Myers

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Acclaimed writer Walter Dean Myers celebrates the people of Harlem with these powerful and soulful first-person poems in the voices of the residents who make up the legendary neighborhood: basketball players, teachers, mail carriers, jazz artists, maids, veterans, nannies, students, and more. Exhilarating and electric, these poems capture the energy and resilience of a neighborhood and a people.… (more)
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A short collection of poetry that perfectly captures the feel of Harlem. ( )
  bookwyrmm | Feb 14, 2017 |
5 Q, 3 P

Jimmy Wall, 14
Boy Evangelist

Green Shoots pushing through
The cracked concrete pavement
Have faith in sun and sky
And hope for God
As they proclaim ecstasy of rosedom
From the redbrick tenements
My warrior tongue
Roaring fury
No longer through a glass darkly
But with clarity of I am
And I love
I proclaim
I am a man

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  jabassett | Jun 2, 2011 |
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Acclaimed writer Walter Dean Myers celebrates the people of Harlem with these powerful and soulful first-person poems in the voices of the residents who make up the legendary neighborhood: basketball players, teachers, mail carriers, jazz artists, maids, veterans, nannies, students, and more. Exhilarating and electric, these poems capture the energy and resilience of a neighborhood and a people.

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