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Table of Contents for Blues and Bliss: The Poetry of George Elliott Clarke selected with an introduction by Jon Paul Fiorentino

Foreword | Neil Besner

Biographical Note

Introduction | Jon Paul Fiorentino

Salvation Army Blues

Halifax Blues

Hammonds Plains African Baptist Church

Campbell Road Church

Watercolour for Negro Expatriates in France

Look Homeward, Exile

The Wisdom of Shelley

The River Pilgrim: A Letter

Blank Sonnet

The Symposium

Rose Vinegar

Blues for X

Vision of Justice

Chancy’s Menu

Chancy’s Drinking Song

Beatrice’s Defence

George & Rue: Pure, Virtuous Killers

Ballad of a Hanged Man

Child Hood I

Child Hood II

Hard Nails

Public Enemy

The Killing

Trial I

Trial II

Avowals

Negation

Calculated Offensive

À Dany Laferrière

Haligonian Market Cry

Nu(is)ance

Onerous Canon

April 1, 19—

from Blue Elegies

I.i

I.ii

I.iii

I.iv

I.v

I.vi

Blues de Malcolm

May ushers in with lilac

George & Rue: Coda

Letter to a Young Poet

Of Black English, or Pig Iron Latin

Africadian Experience

Afterword: Let Us Now Attain Polyphonous Epiphanies | George Elliot Clarke

Acknowledgements