London: The Hand and Flower Press, 1962. Paperback. 188p., wraps shelf worn, first edition, remainder mark on bottom fore edge.
Pool's long introduction to this collection is one of the best analyses of the period's African American poetry then published. Contributors include Julian Bond, Gwendolyn Brooks, Robert Hayden, Langston Hughes, Ted Joans, LeRoi Jones, and Audre Lord (sic), among others.