Holy Ghosts. Ahmed Akinwole ALHAMISI.

Holy Ghosts

Detroit: Broadside Press, 1972. First Edition. The author's fifth book, a collection of spiritual and Afro-centric poems. Alhamisi was a prominent voice in the Black Arts Movement, guest editing publications like Black Dialogue and the Journal of Black Poetry, and a poet whose use of Islamic iconography and Muslim themes would influence a host of lesser-known writers the movement would produce. He was also notably outspoken regarding his opposition to Black Arts writers having their work published by white publishing houses. First Printing. Octavo (21.5cm); photo-illustrated wrappers; 63pp. Fine, unread copy.

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