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Revolutionary petunias and other poems

Alice Walker

Revolutionary petunias and other poems

by Alice Walker

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Published by Women"s Press in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published, New York, Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich, 1973.

StatementAlice Walker.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15111652M
ISBN 100704341700

Title: Revolutionary petunias and other poems: Publication Type: Miscellaneous: Year of Publication: Submitted: Authors: Walker A: Call Number: PSA R4.   Alice Walker is a writer, poet, activist and student of Tibetan Buddhism. Best known for her novel, The Color Purple, she also has a prodigious output of poetry, including the book Revolutionary Petunias from which this poem, Be Nobody’s Darling, is an echo of the defiance of Wendell Berry’s Do Not Be Ashamed, Walker paints the image of an outcast to underline the .

Revolutionary Petunias () About book: This was a very simple and straight forward poetry collection. Unlike other poetry collections I have read, this was a really quick read!Overall I enjoyed this collection. One of my major complaints was about Walker's line breaks, capitalization, and punctuation.4/5(4).   I have learned not to worry about love; but to honor its coming with all my heart. To examine the dark mysteries of the blood with headless heed and swirl, to know the rush of feelings swift and flowing as water. The source appears to be some inexhaustible spring within our .

Revolutionary Petunias & Other Poems [Publisher's Complimentary Copy] First Edition. Paperback. The Pulitzer Prize-winning author's second collection of poems, simultaneously issued in cloth and wrappers. First Printing, wrappered issue. Octavo (cm); illustrated wrappers; 70pp. Lorne Bair Rare Books. Revolutionary Petunias by Walker, Alice and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at


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Revolutionary Petunias and Other Poems Finalist, National Book Awards for Poetry. Other articles where Revolutionary Petunias and Other Poems is discussed: African American literature: Alice Walker: struggle to rise from sharecropping; Revolutionary Petunias and Other Poems (), a collection of poems that urges its reader to “[b]e nobody’s darling; / Be an outcast”; and Meridian (), a novelistic redefinition of African American motherhood.

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April is National Poetry Month! In addition to 'Revolutionary Petunias,' Alice Walker is the author several other poetry collections, including 'Once' and 'Horses Make A Landscape Look More Beautiful,' as well as the bestselling novel, 'The Color Purple.'.