Volume 24, Number 3, Summer 2001

Table of Contents

From: Callaloo

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A Bold Gesture: Notes from the Editor

pp. vi-viii
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Poetry

Blue Suede Shoes: A Fiction

pp. 683-687
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Ai

The Venus Hottentot (1825)

pp. 688-691
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All My Live Ones

pp. 692-693
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An Audience of One

pp. 694-695
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Dissidence, I

pp. 696-698
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From Clips

pp. 699-706
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Sally Hemings to Thomas Jefferson

pp. 707-710
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The Automatic Crystal

p. 711
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Wifredo Lam . . .

p. 712
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Your Portrait

p. 713
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Lazarus

pp. 714-715
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Holy Cross Hospital

pp. 716-718
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The Promise

pp. 719-720
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Climbing Montmartre

p. 721
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Heartbeats

pp. 722-723
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Headdress

p. 724
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Heroes

pp. 725-726
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Motherhood

p. 727
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Roast Possum

pp. 728-729
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Straw Hat

p. 730
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Middle Ear Recitation (a transcription of Cecil Taylor's "Erzulie Maketh Scent")

pp. 731-734
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Fatal April

p. 735
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A Kiss in the Dark

p. 736
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A Ride to the Wedding

p. 737
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Shoes

p. 738
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Isis Prepares for Resurrection

p. 739
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The Turn

pp. 740-742
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The Northernmost Road

pp. 743-745
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El Beso

pp. 746-747
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Annual Visit of the Quiet, Unmarried Son

p. 748
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Goldsboro Narratives

pp. 749-751
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In the Middle

p. 752
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The Great Depression

pp. 753-754
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Granada Notebook #5

p. 755
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Resolution

p. 756
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Modulations on a Theme: For Josephus Long

pp. 757-761
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My Father at 75

pp. 762-763
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Framed

p. 764
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Mysteries

pp. 765-766
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Touch

pp. 767-768
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The Love of Travellers: (Doris, Sandra and Sheryl)

p. 769
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Don Pullen at the Zanzibar Blue Jazz Café, 1994

pp. 770-771
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Some Kind of Crazy

pp. 772-773
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Frank

pp. 774-775
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Composition with Guitar and Apples

pp. 776-779
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Waiting for the Miracle

pp. 780-785
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"Shack with Vines"

pp. 786-787
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Wearing My Red Silk Chinese Jacket

pp. 788-791
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On Sidewalks, On Streetcorners, As Girls

pp. 792-793
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Summers on Screvin

pp. 794-796
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Belly Song: (For the Daytop Family)

pp. 797-800
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A Conversation with Myself

pp. 801-802
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Birds on a Powerline

p. 803
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Red Pagoda

pp. 804-805
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Two Cranial Murals

p. 806
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Venus's-Flytraps

pp. 807-808
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Fishing the White Water

pp. 809-810
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Jessehelms

pp. 811-812
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To the Poet Who Happens to be Black and the Black Poet Who Happens to be a Woman

pp. 813-814
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Women on Trains

pp. 815-816
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Song of the Andoumboulou: 40

pp. 817-820
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Difficulty with Perspective

pp. 821-823
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The Great Horned Owl

pp. 824-825
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Unwanted Memory

p. 826
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Bearers of Arms 1775-1783

pp. 827-828
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Violent Rooms

p. 829
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What the Memory Predicts: For Alexis

pp. 830-831
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With Bill Pickett at the 101 Ranch

p. 832
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Afrocuba

pp. 833-834
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Avant Garde

p. 835
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Because Death is This Feeling

p. 836
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Country After Country

pp. 837-838
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Forgiveness

pp. 839-840
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Honeysuckles

pp. 841-842
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Music

p. 843
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Alluvion

p. 844
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Ferocious Cage

p. 845
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Richard Brought His Flute

pp. 846-851
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Holding

pp. 852-853
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One for All Newborns

p. 854
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Remembering Kitchens

pp. 855-856
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Fable

pp. 857-858
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Unspoken

pp. 859-860
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Setting Loose the Icons

pp. 861-864
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Calunga Lungara

p. 865
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pp. 866-867
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Blue

p. 868
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The Clearing

pp. 869-870
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Moving Target

p. 871
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Quarter-View, from Nauset

pp. 872-873
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Elegy for a White Cock (after Mei Yao-ch'en, ca. 1002-1060)

pp. 874-877
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From Lucid Interval as Integral Music

pp. 878-879
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Hotei: The Fullness

p. 880
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Book Review

pp. 881-884
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Reeling Memories for My Father

pp. 885-886
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A Poem for My Father

p. 887
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Sequences

pp. 888-889
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Elegy of Midnight

pp. 890-891
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To the Black American Troops

pp. 892-893
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Ellingtonia

pp. 894-895
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Childhood

p. 896
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Last Supper

pp. 897-898
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Offering

p. 899
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Remedy

pp. 900-901
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Letter Home —New Orleans, November 1910

pp. 902-903
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Vignette —from a photograph by E.J. Bellocq, circa 1912

p. 904
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A Moon Accountability

pp. 905-906
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Yellow Wolf Spirit

pp. 907-908
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MFA Meeting, RE: Poet-Hire

pp. 909-911
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Letters from a New England Negro

pp. 912-922
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Benjamin Banneker Helps to Build a City

pp. 923-927
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Leaving the Buenos Aires Cemetery

p. 928
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Popper's Dilemma

pp. 929-930
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Invitation

pp. 931-932
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Cassius Clay By Basquiat 1982, acrylic & oil paintstick on canvas

pp. 933-935
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Hollywood Africans 1983

pp. 936-937
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How to Make Rain

p. 938
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Letters from the North Star

p. 939
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Contributors

pp. 940-946
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