1. Mrs. Douglass Wakes Early: Lynn, Massachusetts, 1846
  2. M. Nzadi Keita
  3. p. 16
  4. DOI: 10.1353/mel.0.0095
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  1. Anna Douglass Dreams She Is a Bird over Baltimore: 1877
  2. M. Nzadi Keita
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  4. DOI: 10.1353/mel.0.0101
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  1. (Broken) Ghazal of Night
  2. Shamala Gallagher
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  4. DOI: 10.1353/mel.0.0107
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  1. Now That We Know …
  2. Aldon Lynn Nielsen
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  4. DOI: 10.1353/mel.0.0112
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  1. black beauty
  2. Yolanda Wisher
  3. p. 36
  4. DOI: 10.1353/mel.0.0082
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  1. frida & the black girls
  2. Yolanda Wisher
  3. p. 37
  4. DOI: 10.1353/mel.0.0087
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  1. word on the page
  2. Hermine Pinson
  3. pp. 38-39
  4. DOI: 10.1353/mel.0.0093
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  1. The Albatross Holds a Note in Her Bill
  2. Ladan Osman
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  4. DOI: 10.1353/mel.0.0099
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  1. "A mountain / in my pocket": The Affective Spatial Imagination in Post-1952 Puerto Rican Poetry
  2. Michael Dowdy
  3. pp. 41-67
  4. DOI: 10.1353/mel.0.0105
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  1. Four Poems
  2. Martín Espada
  3. pp. 68-70
  4. DOI: 10.1353/mel.0.0110
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  1. Enclosure and Run: The Fugitive Recyclopedia of Harryette Mullen's Writing
  2. Robin Tremblay-McGaw
  3. pp. 71-94
  4. DOI: 10.1353/mel.0.0080
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  1. Taking Up Bass
  2. Herman Beavers
  3. p. 95
  4. DOI: 10.1353/mel.0.0085
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  1. Travel Journal
  2. Reginald Harris
  3. p. 96
  4. DOI: 10.1353/mel.0.0091
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  1. Memory: Our Kiss Love Song: Poem
  2. Reginald Harris
  3. p. 97
  4. DOI: 10.1353/mel.0.0097
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  1. Momia
  2. Ana Garza G'z
  3. pp. 98-99
  4. DOI: 10.1353/mel.0.0103
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  1. Cesar Chavez Adult School
  2. Ana Garza G'z
  3. pp. 100-102
  4. DOI: 10.1353/mel.0.0108
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  1. From Rupture to Remembering: Flesh Memory and the Embodied Experimentalism of Akilah Oliver
  2. Laura Trantham Smith
  3. pp. 103-120
  4. DOI: 10.1353/mel.0.0113
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  1. Incantation for Rebirth
  2. Burlee Vang
  3. p. 121
  4. DOI: 10.1353/mel.0.0083
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  1. Story Cloth
  2. Burlee Vang
  3. pp. 122-123
  4. DOI: 10.1353/mel.0.0088
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  1. A Gathering of Blooms
  2. Artress Bethany White
  3. p. 124
  4. DOI: 10.1353/mel.0.0094
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  1. polyglot incantation
  2. Barbara Jane Reyes
  3. p. 125
  4. DOI: 10.1353/mel.0.0100
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  1. In the City, a New Congregation Finds Her
  2. Barbara Jane Reyes
  3. p. 126
  4. DOI: 10.1353/mel.0.0106
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  1. Reveling in Fluidity, Resisting Dichotomies: An Interview with Barbara Jane Reyes and Matthew Shenoda
  2. Meta DuEwa Jones, Keith D. Leonard
  3. pp. 127-145
  4. DOI: 10.1353/mel.0.0111
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  1. Excerpt from Song of Remembrance: A Postcolonial Suite
  2. Matthew Shenoda
  3. pp. 146-148
  4. DOI: 10.1353/mel.0.0081
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  1. Revival
  2. Roger Reeves
  3. p. 149
  4. DOI: 10.1353/mel.0.0086
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  1. Watching John Coltrane Receive a Haircut Before a Concert in London, 1961
  2. Roger Reeves
  3. p. 150
  4. DOI: 10.1353/mel.0.0092
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  1. Naomi Shihab Nye's Aesthetic of Smallness and the Military Sublime
  2. Samina Najmi
  3. pp. 151-171
  4. DOI: 10.1353/mel.0.0098
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  1. Four Poems
  2. Naomi Shihab Nye
  3. pp. 172-175
  4. DOI: 10.1353/mel.0.0104
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  1. never after
  2. Evie Shockley
  3. p. 176
  4. DOI: 10.1353/mel.0.0109
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  1. The Wind Shifts: New Latino Poetry (review)
  2. David A. Colón
  3. pp. 199-202
  4. DOI: 10.1353/mel.0.0084
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  1. The Cultural Politics of Slam Poetry: Race, Identity, and the Performance of Popular Verse in America (review)
  2. Marie Fleischmann Timbreza
  3. pp. 205-207
  4. DOI: 10.1353/mel.0.0090
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  1. Race and the Avant-Garde: Experimental and Asian American Poetry Since 1965 (review)
  2. Paul Lai
  3. pp. 209-212
  4. DOI: 10.1353/mel.0.0096
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  1. Editors' Introduction: Verse Center: Form, Multiplicity, and Subjectivity in Multi-Ethnic Poetics
  2. Meta DuEwa Jones, Keith D. Leonard
  3. pp. 7-15
  4. DOI: 10.1353/mel.0.0089
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  1. "Life ruptured then looped back": Affiliation as Process in Major Jackson's "Urban Renewal" Series
  2. Amor Kohli
  3. pp. 177-198
  4. DOI: 10.1353/mel.0.0114
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  1. Contributors
  2. pp. 213-219
  3. DOI: 10.1353/mel.0.0102
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