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Thylias moss (born february 27, 1954 in cleveland, ohio) is an american poet, writer, experimental filmmaker, sound artist and playwright, of according to moss, her first few years of life were happy, with moss and her family living in the upstairs rooms of an older jewish couple named feldman. 3 thylias moss - thylias moss biography - poem hunter wwwpoemhuntercom thylias moss bio thylias moss's biography and life storythylias moss (born february 27, 1954 in cleveland, ohio) is an american poet an overview of the extraordinary hoof by thylia moss, an american poet.
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America america by gary r hess america america the land of the brave i love you so dearly but they treat you so bad the politicians and business men treat you like mad what we once loved is suddenly fading our dreams won't come true our lives broken for you we need to preserve the great. Thylias moss (born february 27, 1954, in cleveland, ohio) is an american poet, writer, experimental filmmaker, sound artist and playwright, of african-american, native american, and european heritage, who has published a number of poetry collections, children's books, essays. Thylias moss: a poet of many voices and a spellbinding delivery by eve silberman her hands clasped, her head lowered, thylias moss sits in a chair in a small room at ann arbor's concordia college and waits for what she calls her poetry experience (she dislikes the term poetry.