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Here’s a little poetry for you in honor of the Kentucky Derby. Go, baby, go!
Bukowski, Charles : a day at the oak tree meet
[from Mockingbird Wish Me Luck (1972), Black Sparrow Press ]
Filet’s Rule, the 12 horse around 12 to one,
that was the first race, they had a different
janitor in the men’s room, and I didn’t have the
2nd race either, Bold Courage, around 19 to one,
my Kentucky Lark got a dead ride from the boy
who stood up in the saddle all the way, which is
hardly a way to ride a 2 to one shot, …
[Read the rest of the poem in Literature Online]
Need in-depth criticism of an author’s work? Want to find information about an author’s life? What about searching the online text of key works of drama, poetry, and prose from all time periods? Then Literature Online is the database you need. Much more in-depth information about authors than you can find on Wikipedia, links to full-text journal articles of criticism, and citations to books and book chapters that you can check out from UofL Libraries. Literature Online even has a multi-media component where you can find audio of 38 of Shakespeare’s plays as well as poets reading their own and other poet’s work. For the lover of literature, the student trying to finish a literature paper, or a faculty member wanting to do textual analysis, this database has a little something for all!
To access the database, go to the “L” section of the Databases A-Z list and click on Literature Online: http://louisville.libguides.com/content.php?pid=32684&sid=239404
Lois Morris (1919-1989) was an African American educator, social leader, civil right activist and political leader. She served three terms on the Louisville Board of Aldermen (1969-1975), and ran for the Democratic nomination for mayor in 1977. Among other achievements, Morris was founder and executive director of the National Black Women for Political Action; founder and president of the Louisville chapter of the National Council of Negro Women; vice-president of the Kentucky state chapter of the NAACP; and secretary of the Southern Black Political Caucus. Celebrated for her style as well as her substance, in 1963 Lois Morris was named one of the twenty-one best-dressed women by Ebony magazine. Learn more by reading the full collection description (finding aid)