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(p. viii) (p. ix) ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

(p. viii) (p. ix) ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

The authors would like to thank the following for providing permission to quote their works in this volume.

Gwendolyn Brooks: “The Last Quatrain of the Ballad of Emmett Till,” from Blacks by Gwendolyn Brooks. Reprinted by consent of Brooks permissions.

Carlos Bulosan: “These Are Also Living,” from Letter from America by Carlos Bulosan, copyright © 1942 by Carlos Bulosan. Reprinted by Permission of Ateneo de Manila University Press.

Countee Cullen: “Yet Do I Marvel,” published in On These I Stand by Countee Cullen, copyright © Harper & Bros., NY, NY. Copyrights held by Amidstad Research Center, Administered by Thompson and Thompson, New York, NY.

Shaikh Abdurraheem Dost, from Poems From Guantanamo: The Detainees Speak, ed. By Mark Falkoff, copyright © 2007. Reprinted by permission of the University of Iowa Press.

Kenneth Fearing: “Aphrodite Metropolis II,” from Complete Poems, 1997. Reprinted by the permission of Russell & Volkening, Inc., as agents for the author. Copyright © 1994 by Jubal Fearing and Phoebe Fearing.

Randall Jarrell: “The Death of the Ball Turret Gunner,” from Randall Jarrell: Complete Poems by Randall Jarrell. Copyright © 1969, renewed 1997 by Mary von S. Jarrell. Reprinted by permission of Farrar, Straus & Giroux, L.L.C., and Faber and Faber.

Lawrence Joseph: “News Back Even Further Than That,” from Into It by Lawrence Joseph, copyright © 2007 by Farrar, Straus & Giroux. Reprinted by permission of Farrar, Straus & Giroux, L.L.C.

Adrian Louis: “Looking for Judas,” from Vortex of Indian Fevers by Adrian Louis, copyright © 1995 by Northwestern University Press/Triquarterly Books. Reprinted by permission of Northwestern University Press.

Etheridge Knight: “Eastern guard tower,” “Making Jazz swing in,” and “Two hours I’ve walked” from The Essential Etheridge Knight, by Etheridge Knight, copyright © 1986. Reprinted by permission of the University of Pittsburgh Press.

Yusef Komunyakaa: “We Never Know” and “Facing It” from Pleasure Dome: New and Collected Poems, copyright © 2001 by Yusef Komunyakaa. Reprinted by permission of Wesleyan University Press. (p. x)

Lynn Riggs: “A Letter,” from The Iron Dish by Lynn Riggs, copyright © 1930 by Lynn Riggs. Used by permission of Doubleday, a division of Random House, Inc.

Muriel Rukeyser: “Poem,” from Collected Poems by Muriel Rukeyser, copyright © 1968 by Muriel Rukeyser. Copyright © 1994 by Jan Heller Levi and William Rukeyser. Reprinted by permission of International Creative Management, Inc.

Albert Saijo: “A SYLLOGISM NO DOUBT,” from Outspeaks: A Rhapsody by Albert Saijo, copyright © 1997 by Albert Saijo. Reprinted by permission of Bamboo Ridge and the author.

Gary Snyder: “Surrounded by Wild Turkeys” from No Nature by Gary Snyder, copyright © 1992 by Gary Snyder. Used by permission of Pantheon Books, a division of Random House, Inc.

Brian Turner: “Here, Bullet,” from Here, Bullet. Copyright © 2005 by Brian Turner. Reprinted with the permission of Bloodaxe Books and Alice James Books,

Jose Garcia Villa: “Elegy for the Airplane,” from Doveglion: Collected Poems by Jose Garcia Villa, edited by John Edwin Cowen, copyright © 2008 by John Edwin Cowen, Literary Executor of the Jose Garcia Cowen Estate. Used by permission of Penguin, a division of Penguin Group (USA) Inc.

William Carlos Williams: “To Elsie,” from The Collected Poems: Volume 1, 1909–1939, copyright © 1938 by New Directions Publishing Corp. Reprinted by permission of New Directions Publishing Corp. and Carcanet Press.

John Yau: “Sam Spade Haiku,” from Radiant Silhouette: New and Selected Work, copyright © 1994 by John Yau. Reprinted by permission of the author.