Poetry

 

  • Melissa and Smith¬†Bookslinger (St. Paul, MN), 1976.
  • Natural Disasters and other Festive Occasions (prose and poems), Heirs International (San Francisco, CA), 1977.
  • A Photograph: Lovers in Motion: A Drama, S. French (New York, NY), 1977.
  • Nappy Edges, St. Martin’s Press (New York, NY), 1978.
  • Some Men (poems), 1981.
  • A Daughter’s Geography, St. Martin’s Press (New York, NY), 1983.
  • From Okra to Greens, Coffee House Press (Minneapolis, MN), 1984.
  • Ridin’ the Moon in Texas: Word Paintings (responses to art in prose and poetry), St. Martin’s Press (New York, NY), 1987.
  • The Love Space Demands: A Continuing Saga, St. Martin’s Press (New York, NY), 1991.
  • Three Pieces, St. Martin’s Press (New York, NY), 1992.
  • I Live in Music, edited by Linda Sunshine, illustrated by Romare Bearden, Stewart, Tabori & Chang (New York, NY), 1994.
  • The Sweet Breath of Life: A Poetic Narrative of the African-American Family, photographs by the Kamoinge Workshop, Atria Books (New York, NY), 2004