Homage to the Empress of the Blues
The poem “Homage to the Empress of the Blues” by Robert E. Hayden, written in 1962, is a tribute to the blues singer Bessie Smith. In his poem he treats his readers to a return engagement from this legendary singer as if she were singing the poem as a song.
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Circulating Books – A Selected List
Call Number: PS3515 .A9363 Z87 2005
Call Number: PS508 .N3 N67 1997
Call Number: PS3515 .A9363 Z43 1984
Call Number: PS3515 .A9363 Z95 1987
o Vol. 37, pg. 155, 160
o Vol. 6, pg. 188, 196
o Vol. 123, pg. 166, 172, 198, 202
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