Subseries 2.2b
Uncollected poems, 1965-2006
Box 43 (folder 11) - Box 44 (folder 77), 251

Arrangement Note

Arranged in alphabetical order by title of the poem, or where there is not a title, by the first line.

Box Folder Content
43 11 "Aching Bones" typescript
43 12 "Amber" manuscript
43 13 "America: Oblivion vs. Mainstream Or, Where Shall I Plant My Melon7Patch, Hum My Spirituals, Weep My Slave Songs?" typescript
43 14 "As the Centuries Rolled Onward" manuscript
43 15 "At the Prison" typescript drafts, February 22, 1974
43 16 "The Big Little Three" typescripts, December 1, 1965 (variant titles: "The Big Little Three "two captured American Men . . .and a Viet C")
43 17 "Blues On a Jazz Musician" typescript
43 18 "Bury Him Quickly" typescript
43 19 "Calling All Grandmothers" typescript, [2003]
43 20 "Can It Be?" typescript, March 31, 1993
43 21 "CAROLE (on her blooming birthday)" typescript, May 20, 1965
43 22 "Come, You Are A Woman" typescript
43 23 "Cyprus" typescripts, July 1977, 1978
43 24 "Drunk & Dizzy" manuscript
43 25 "Eatonton" typescript, January 6, 1966
43 26 "Evolution or Mutation" typescript and manuscript
43 27 "Exercises" typescripts (variant title: "Exercises on Themes from Life #2")
43 28 "Exercises (A)," typescript
43 29 "Exercises (B)," typescript
43 30 "February 23" typescript
43 31 "(for june and jewel, though unfinished) typescripts
43 32 "For Margaret Walker" typescript, 1972
43 33 "For the Sarah Lawrence Annual Fund" typescript, 1973
43 34 "For Southern Black Students" typescript, April 1970
43 35 "Found in the N Y Times" typescript
43 36 "Friends, Liberals, Mothers-In-Law" typescript
251 26 "The Furious Dance," an occassional poem in celebration of... Hard Times Require Furious Dancing, 2010 October 2
43 37 "God, Indicted" typescript, [1965]
43 38 "The Hair-do," typescript
43 39 "Hammock" typescript
43 40 "A Harvard Man Talks of Killing (over cheese and wine)" typescript
43 41 "Heartless" typescript
43 42 "Helping" typescript, October 28, 2002
43 43 "Heritage," typescript
43 44 "Holiday" typescript
43 45 "How Zoronic!" typescript
43 46 "I Am So Happy Married to You" typescript
43 47 "I Do Not Hate Anyone" manuscript
44 1 "If They Come to Shoot You" typescript
44 2 "In Mourning for Your Face" typescript
44 3 "In Us the Old Dark Indians Reappear" typescript and manuscript
44 4 "The Insurgents" typescript
44 5 "It Is Said in Fancy Schools" typescript
44 6 "I Want to Be With You" manuscript
44 7 "Johann" typescript
44 8 "John's Smile" typescript, 1965
44 9 "The Labels Slip" typescript
44 10 "Last Night" manuscript
44 11 "Learning is Loneliness" typescript
44 12 "Letters from Charles" typescript, 1966
44 13 "Look At Me" typescript
44 14 "Loss of Vitality" typescript
44 15 "To Malcolm X," typescript
44 16 "Mama, Why Are You So Sad?" typescript
44 17 "Meeting You Briefly" typescript
44 18 "MLK" manuscript, 1973
44 19 "My Friend" typescript
44 20 "My Friend Is No Liar," typescript
44 21 "My Russian People I Know You-You Are Good!" typescript
44 22 "My Teacher" typescript, 1996
44 23 "The New York Times for Some Reason" typescript
44 24 "No Man's Land" typescript
44 25 "October 73" typescripts
44 26 "The Old Ones" manuscript
44 27 "On the Function of Writing" manuscript
44 28 "Our Beliefs Are Our Country" typescript
44 29 "Peace and Good and Bye/for Beanie" typescript
44 30 "Picket" typescript
44 31 "Poor Gaugin! (Or, How Could Anyone, Living With You, Be Happy?)" typescript
44 32 "Post Script" typescript
44 33 "Reaching" partial typescript draft
44 34 "The Reply," typescript
44 35 "Resistance" typescript (variant title: "Black Resistance")
44 36 "The Rub Of Love Is" typescript
44 37 "Shalom to John" typescript (variant titles: "Shalom," "To John") [also includes "A Thought"]
44 38 "She Is the One" typescript, 1997
44 39 "Shiva Bride" typescript
44 40 "Sights I Have Seen ["Good Samaritan David"]" typescripts, 1965
44 41 "Sights I Have Seen ["Someone Has Buried His Brothers"]," typescript
44 42 "So My Little Poems" typescript
44 43 "Some People In Order to Live Cannot Be Innocent" typescript
44 44 "The Song of Queens" typescript
44 45 "The Strong Trees Die Standing" typescript
44 46 "Thanks for the Garlic" typescript, 2001
44 47 "There Has Always Been Sweetness Between Us" manuscript
44 48 "This Is the House That Charlie Built" typescript, 1990
44 49 "A Thought" typescript [See also "Shalom to John"]
44 50 "Thoughts in Preparation Viva October 23" typescript
44 51 "Thousands of Feet Below You and other poems, manuscript
44 52 "Through Those Ornate Massive Doors" typescript
44 53 "To A Proper Gentleman" typescript
44 54 "To Charles With Love" typescript, 1965
44 55 "To Myself," typescript
44 56 "To Sleep Perchance" typescript
44 57 "To Stop the Violence Against Woman" typescript, 2006
44 58 "To Tom" typescript
44 59 "Tonight, We Danced" typescript
44 60 "Tries To Impress the Local Villagers," manuscript, 1984
44 61 Untitled, "I Say Your Lips" typescript
44 62 Untitled, "What Shall I Sing" typescript
44 63 "We Are Different" typescript
44 64 "What Hair" manuscript
44 65 "What I, Too, Had Thought" typescript
44 66 "When I was In My Mother's Belly" manuscript
44 67 "Where Will It End?" typescript
44 68 "Whoever You Are" manuscript
44 69 "Why This Language of Faggotry" manuscript
44 70 "Winning" manuscript, 2002
44 71 "Wonder" typescript
44 72 "Would a White Man Die for a Black? Was John Brown White?" typescript
44 73 "You Cursed Me So" typescript
44 74 "You Thought That You Could Have It All" manuscript
44 75 "Your Mother" manuscript
44 76 "You've Seen Those Men Atremble Stand As Stones" typescript
44 77 "Ziad" typescript
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