Natasha Trethewey

Natasha Trethewey Poems

1. Domestic Work, 1937 1/13/2003
2. Elegy For The Native Guards 3/13/2014
3. Flounder 1/20/2003
4. History Lesson 3/13/2014
5. Incident 3/13/2014
6. Kitchen Maid With Supper At Emmaus, Or The Mulata 2/27/2014
7. Letter Home 1/20/2003
8. Miscegenation 2/10/2015
9. Myth 3/13/2014
10. Pilgrimage 2/27/2014
11. Providence 2/27/2014
12. South 3/13/2014
13. Theories Of Time And Space 3/13/2014
14. Vespertina Cognitio 3/13/2014

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    Dear poet, Would highly appreciate any of your/comments, suggestions on latest my poems 'Between mis-match', 'Dear all', 'your attention God', 'womb', 'Abyss of Manipulation'. My Poem " Between-Mismatch" is all about my suffering in India since 2013 with strangers dumping Psychiatric medicines on me
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    Rich and intriguing poetry, spanning across geographical envelopements of her mind while as well haunting the ghosts of a complex historical past. Beautiful poetry.

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  • Joe Breunig Joe Breunig (10/15/2012 1:14:00 PM)

    Congrats on your Pulitzer Prize! Enjoyed the article on you (Poets & Writers mag / Sep-Oct 2012) .

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Best Poem of Natasha Trethewey

Domestic Work, 1937

All week she's cleaned
someone else's house,
stared down her own face
in the shine of copper--
bottomed pots, polished
wood, toilets she'd pull
the lid to--that look saying

Let's make a change, girl.

But Sunday mornings are hers--
church clothes starched
and hanging, a record spinning
on the console, the whole house
dancing. She raises the shades,
washes the rooms in light,
buckets of water, Octagon soap.

Cleanliness is next to godliness ...

Windows and doors flung wide,
curtains two-stepping
forward and back, neck ...

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