by Alice Walker - £13.99 The New Press (2014)
paperback ISBN 13: 9781595589873 | ISBN 10: 1595589872
A dazzling collection of new poems from the Pulitzer Prize winner.
"This tireless activist has freed her mischievous, sensual, and spiritual poetic self to write of nature, love, friendship, courage, and generosity with playful and crooning lyricism. . . . Walker distills struggles, crises, and tragedies down to bright, singing lessons in living with awareness and joy."“Poetry is leading us,” writes Alice Walker in The World Will Follow Joy. In this luminous collection — a bestseller in hardcover — the beloved writer offers sixty poems to inspire and incite. Penetrating and sensitive, playful and wise, these intensely intimate poems establish a personal connection of rare immediacy between poet and reader, illustrating the very qualities that have won her a devoted following and continue to draw new readers to her writing.
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In booklists: Activism and Politics in Poetry, Alice Walker, Black and Asian Poets, World Poetry - North America and Canada, In categories: Changing the World, Poetry & Writing, Feminism & Women, Black, Asian & Other Diasporas, World - North America,