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RECENT PUBLICATIONS OF POETRY BY MENDI LEWIS OBADIKE

 
Armor and Flesh
(poems)
(Lotus Press, 2004)
http://www.blacknetart.com/AandF.html

 
"Watching a Friend Dance in Bill T. Jones' You Walk"
Meridians
(June 2004)
http://iupjournals.org/meridians/metoc4.html

 
"O, an open(ed) letter to John Keene", "Determined Invisibility", "Who is a Poet?", & "Outward Signs"
nocturnes
(2004)
http://victoria.indymedia.org/news/2004/04/25209.php

 
"Video Krishna (to Sutapa Biswas)"
Black Renaissance
(2004)
http://www.nyu.edu/gsas/dept/africana/journal-set.html

 
"A Softer Shade of Boxing", "Farewell to Fashion, to Sex, and to Health", "Hysteria over the Death of the Noble Savage", & "The Impossible Ghost of Aunt Jemima"
(
from a series of poems responding to Ike Ude's Cover Girl series)
580 Split
(2004)
http://www.mills.edu/580Split/

 

"Carpool and the Tape Deck" & "One Black Girlhood"
Indiana Review
(Summer 2004)
http://www.indiana.edu/~inreview/content/issue261/summer04.htm

 

"Willow, Weep" and "Learning to Listen"
Poem/Memoir/Story
(2004)
http://www.pms-journal.org/poem.htm

 
"This Is Not An Easy Thing"
Warpland
(2003)
http://www.csu.edu/GwendolynBrooks/ConferenceHighLights.htm

 
"Clink"
Hooked
(2003)
http://www.geocities.com/readhooked/mendi.html

 
"Destinations" & "A Free Thing (for Toi Derricotte, doing)"
Sou'wester
(2003)
http://www.siue.edu/ENGLISH/SW/

 
"Hello, Machine?"
Drylongso -- Plain Brown Wrapper: Gender Issues in Sepia Space
(Summer 2003)
http://www.drylongso.com//bin/log/log.pl?/zine/2003/summer/poetry/EpVAAkAFyFhveQKcUK.php

 

(forthcoming)

 
"Strut"
Bloom

http://www.bloommagazine.org/

 
"A Far Cry"
CrossRoads: A Southern Culture Annual

http://www.mupress.org/webpages/books/crossroads_order.html

 
"Isaac in Durham (for Isaac Julien)" & "Waiting for America"
North Carolina Literary Review

http://www.ecu.edu/nclr/current.htm

 

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