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Elegy for a scarred shoulder

Karen S. Williams

Elegy for a scarred shoulder

poems

by Karen S. Williams

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Published by Aquarius Press in Detroit, Mich .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementKaren S. Williams
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3623.I558255 E54 2008
The Physical Object
Pagination113 p. ;
Number of Pages113
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24539662M
ISBN 100971821437
ISBN 109780971821439
LC Control Number2010277100
OCLC/WorldCa228102105

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In Elegy for a Scarred Shoulder, the poet Karen Williams commits not only to the reclamation of the Black body, but also, to literary excellence through skillfully crafted elegies, epistles and poetic verse, stimulating the imagined into the real, transferring witness into historicity.

Williams is a bard whose lyric delivers potent poetic : Paperback. An avid journal keeper, podcaster, and blogger, she is a Cave Canem African-American Poetry Fellow and author of, Elegy For A Scarred Shoulder, (Willow Books, ) and Marine Life: A World in Poems, Willow Books, ).

Elegy for a Scarred Shoulder highlights the power and complexity of health crises that affect communities of color the world over, and a need for what Williams calls a “communal discontentedness” in the hearts of its readers and hearers to arise in whatever capacity they can to help ameliorate these crises.

An excerpt from the unpublished memoir, Chicken Pop Girl: A Memoir of Skin, Race and Culture written by Karen S. Williams, author of Elegy for a Scarred Shoulder, (, Aquarius Press). Poet Karen S. Williams is a writer, teacher and speaker. A Cave Canem Fellow, she is the author of Elegy For A Scarred Shoulder.

Karen S. Williams' debut poetry book Elegy for a Scarred Shoulder dedicated to "the late Dr. Clarence Livingood, former chief of dermatology, Henry Ford Hospital Detroit, Michigan," is a poetry collection of "wonderfully made" poems about medicine and midwives, diseases and doctors and death, cures and childbirth, studies and science and surgeons, and hospitals and healing.

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Her books include: Elegy for a Scarred Shoulder, (Willow Books, ), Marine Life: A World in Poems, Willow Books, ), the forthcoming poetry chapbook, Peninsula: Poems of Michigan, (Willow Books, ), and the forthcoming poetry collection, Inkster's Daughter, (Willow Books, ).

Karen S. Williams, a Pushcart Nominee and Debut Poet for Poet's & Writer's Magazine, is the author of two poetry collections: MARINE LIFE: A WORLD IN POEMS and the State of Michigan Notable Books-nominated ELEGY FOR A SCARRED SHOULDER, both from Willow cturer: Word.

Karen S. Williams, a Pushcart Nominee and Debut Poet for Poet's & Writer's Magazine, is the author of two poetry collections: MARINE LIFE: A WORLD IN POEMS and the State of Michigan Notable Books-nominated ELEGY FOR A SCARRED SHOULDER, both from Willow Books.4/5(1).

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