Spirit and Flame (Paperback)

An Anthology of Contemporary African American Poetry

By Keith Gilyard (Editor)

Syracuse University Press, 9780815627319, 328pp.

Publication Date: January 1, 1997

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Celebrating the creativity of the African American poet, this volume contains over 200 pieces by some of the best poets of the last decade. These span the entire range of African American experience in tanka and sonnets, in the oral tradition, and in lyrics that echo of jazz, hip hop and rap.