Kent State

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The BreakBeat Poets Vol. 4: LatiNext

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Body of Render

Body of RenderBody of Render explores the internal and external impacts on our humanity when political, national, and societal decisions strip away our basic human rights What does it mean to be an underrepresented individual in a country where the most powerful seat in the land unashamedly perpetuates racist, m

Too Much Midnight

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Year of the Dog (American Poets Continuum)

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Break Your Glass Slippers (You Are Your Own Fairy Tale, #1) forgetting time. midnight dances with yourself amanda lovelace, the bestselling award winning author of the women are some kind of magic poetry series, presents a new companion series, you are your own fairy tale the first installment, break your glass slippers, is about overcoming