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Wild Poppies-A poetry jam across prison walls

Wild Poppies*- Marilyn Buck Introduction -Amiri Baraka political poem -Devorah Major They Came for Me -Uchechi Kalu Rescue the Word* -Genny Lim One-Hour Yard Poem*- Dennis Brutus Space* -Akwasi Evans Concrete Cocoon (excerpt from Incommunicado)* -Marilyn Buck Letter #18 -Dennis Brutus Moon Bereft* -Sara Menefee Dream Fragments* -Marilyn Buck Acrobatic* -Fanny Howe After the Wave* […]

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Negro Prison Camp Worksongs LP Folkways (FE 4475) 1956

Negro Prison Camp Worksongs All tracks performed by Prisoners at the Ramsey and Retrieve State Farms, Texas (recorded 1951). Let Your Hammer Ring Here, Rattler, Here Chopping In The New Ground Mighty Bright Light Go Down Old Hannah Grizzly Bear Lost John You Got To Hurry I Need More Power We Need Another Witness