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Fire on the Water: An Anthology of Black Nova Scotian Writing

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This is a unique collection of the powerful and enchanting world of the Black community of writing. Readers will be astounded at the breadth and scope of the selections.
Paperback, 2 pages
Published January 1st 1998 by Pottersfield Press
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The second volume of Fire on the Water, an anthology of black Nova Scotian writing, brings together various works of prose, plays, and poetry by the following authors: Frederick Ward, Alfreda Smith, Walter Borden, Gloria Wesley-Desmond, Maxine Tynes, Sylvia Hamilton, Peter A. Bliss Bailey, Faith Nolan, David Woods, and George Elliott Clarke...

I made a
Song with your
Name

Sort of
Whined it and
Cried it I made a
Song with your
Name - and when I
Sighed it, I
Put it, I
Put a spell be-
Side it what made a
Song.

I
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A seventh-generation Nova Scotian, George Elliott Clarke was born in 1960 in Windsor Plans, Nova Scotia. He is known as a poet, as well as for his two-volume anthology of Black Writing from Nova Scotia, Fire in the Water. Volume One contains spirituals, poety sermons, and accounts from 1789 to the mid-twentieth century; Volume Two collects the work of the Black Cultural Renaissance in Nova Scotia, ...more
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