The undertaker's daughter / Toi Derricotte.

Features a collection of poems that describe such topics as her abusive father, family life, how the abuse affected her as an adult, and light-skinned blacks passing as whites.

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Main Author: Derricotte, Toi (Author)
Format: Electronic
Language:English
Published: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania : University of Pittsburgh Press, 2011.
Series:Pitt poetry series.
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505 0 |a pt. I. The undertaker's daughter. I am not afraid to be memoir -- Burial sites -- The undertaker's daughter -- Sunday afternoons at Claire Carlyle's -- For my unnamed brother (1943-1943) -- Dolls -- Mistrust of the beloved -- pt. II. A memory of the future. I see my father after his death -- My dad & sardines -- On a picture of the Buddhist monk Pema Chödrön -- On the revolution of the Jersey cows -- The new pet -- The Telly cycle (For Telly the fish ; Special ears ; Another poem of a small grieving for my fish Telly ; On the reasons I loved Telly the fish ; Because I was good to Telly in his life ; An apology to Telly the revolutionary) -- When the goddess makes love to me -- Untitled -- The night I stopped singing like Billie Holiday -- When I touched her -- The iris and chicken fat -- Lighting the tulips -- Gershwin -- A little prayer to Our Lady -- To a cruel lover -- Cherry blossoms -- How Craig Foster enabled me to write the poems I'm writing now & gave me this voice -- pt. III. The undertaking. The exigencies of form -- The undertaking. 
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