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The Salt Reaper, Poems from the Flats - Lasana M. Sekou

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The Salt Reaper, Poems from the Flats - Lasana M. Sekou
The Salt Reaper, Poems from the Flats - Lasana M. Sekou
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  • Model: CD
  • Weight: 105g
  • Dimensions: 12.40cm x 14.20cm x 1.00cm
  • ISBN: 978 0 913441 75 6

Poems from the Flats
Lasana M. Sekou


The Salt Reaper is a poetry/music CD by performance poet Lasana M. Sekou. The collection includes Caribbean and international political verses, social commentary, and love themes. Sekou’s vocals are “accompanied by hurtling hot music,” writes Amiri Baraka.

Chapter 1
1. The Blockade Next Time
2. Title Deed
3. Weekend Dose
4. Doped Up Roughings
5. Roughneck
6. Freedom
7. Visit&Fellowhip II
8. The Cubs Are in the Field

Chapter 2
9. Cradle of the Nation
10. Salt Reaping II
11. No More Foolin’
12. Sons To the Fathering
13. R’ass Remnants
14. Into Africa
15. The Calling Voice
16. Still Longing
17. Intoxicate
18. Home Again
19. El Malecon
20. Double Dutch Immigration at Schiphol
21. Haïti 200
22. DM2
23. Lost Otros Americanos/Work in Progress
24. DM3
25. Casualties
26. The Blood Boil
27. For/Closure
28. …

is a St. Martin, Caribbean author of poetry, monologues, short stories, and essays. Reviewers have compared Sekou's poetry to the works of Aimé Césaire, Oswald Mtshali, Kamau Brathwaite, Dylan Thomas, e.e. cummings, and Linton Kwesi Johnson. His Nativity, The Salt Reaper, 37 Poems, Love Songs Make You Cry and Brotherhood of the Spurs, all published by House of Nehesi, have been required reading at Caribbean, North American, and European universities. Sekou has performed his poetry throughout the Caribbean, USA, South America, Africa, Europe, and Asia. His poetry has been translated into Spanish, Dutch, French, German, Turkish, and Chinese. Sekou is an advocate for the independence of St. Martin, a colony of France and the Netherlands. Book of the Dead (House of Nehesi, 2016) and Hurricane Protocol (House of Nehesi, 2019) are his newest collections.

CD | English |
Mountain Dove Records | 2008    

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