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Meena Alexander continues to write and is currently preparing her new volume of poems: Illiterate Heart (to be published by Triquarterly Books, 2002).

The Color of Home is a poem she composed on the death of Amadou Diallo, an innocent African immigrant who was shot to death in his own doorway by police, in New York City. The poem is forthcoming in the Paterson Literary Review and in the anthology Keeping Track: 41 Voices 41 Visions for Amadou Diallo.



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  Maya Angelou
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  Margaret Drabble
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  Doris Lessing
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