Branches of the tree of life the collected poems of Abiodun Oyewole, 1969-2013 by Abiodun Oyewole

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Published by 2Leaf Press in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • African Americans,
  • American poetry,
  • African American authors,
  • Poetry

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Statementintroduction by Betty J. Dopson ; edited by Gabrielle David
ContributionsDopson, Betty J., David, Gabrielle
The Physical Object
Pagination235 pages
Number of Pages235
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27175128M
ISBN 101940939038
ISBN 109781940939032
OCLC/WorldCa903967662

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BRANCHES OF THE TREE OF LIFE is the first comprehensive volume of poems by Abiodun Oyewole, many of them never before published. Oyewole’s poems are powerful, often political, always lyrical and profoundly moving.5/5(2).

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