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The selected poems of Nikki Giovanni.

Author: Nikki Giovanni
Publisher: New York : William Morrow and Co., ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In Poem for Black Boys, she writes: "Where are your heroes, my little Black ones / You are the Indian you so disdainfully shoot / Not the big bad sheriff on his faggoty white horse / You should play run-away-slave or Mau-Mau / These are more in line with your history." By the author of Cotton Candy on a Rainy Day.
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nikki Giovanni
ISBN: 0688140475 9780688140472
OCLC Number: 32820001
Description: xi, 292 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword / Virginia C. Fowler --
Stardate Number 18628.190 --
Detroit Conference of Unity and Art --
On Hearing "The Girl with the Flaxen Hair" --
You Came, Too --
Poem (For BMC No. 1) --
Poem (For BMC No. 2) --
Poem (For PCH) --
Poem (No Name No. 1) --
Poem (For BMC No. 3) --
Black Separatism --
Poem (No Name No. 2) --
Poem (No Name No. 3) --
I'm Not Lonely --
For an Intellectual Audience --
Black Power --
Seduction --
Word Poem --
Poem for Black Boys --
The Funeral of Martin Luther King, Jr. --
Nikki-Rosa --
The Great Pax Whitie --
Intellectualism --
Universality --
Knoxville, Tennessee --
Adulthood --
Dreams --
Revolutionary Music --
Beautiful Black Men --
Woman Poem --
For Saundra --
Balances --
For Theresa --
My Poem --
For Tommy --
No Reservations --
Alone --
For Two Jameses --
Autumn Poems --
Rain --
Housecleaning --
Poem For Aretha --
Revolutionary Dreams --
Walking Down Park --
Kidnap Poem --
The Geni In The Jar --
All I Gotta Do --
Master Charge Blues --
For A Lady Of Pleasure Now Retired --
Alabama Poem --
Ego Tripping --
Poem For Flora --
Sometimes --
Poem For A Lady Whose Voice I Like --
How Do You Write A Poem? --
And Sometimes I Sit --
I Want To Sing --
Ever Want To Crawl --
Poem of Angela Yvonne Davis --
Legacies --
Mothers --
Winter Poem --
Conversation --
Rituals --
The World Is Not A Pleasant Place To Be --
The Butterfly --
I Remember --
A Certain Peace --
When I Nap --
Just a New York Poem --
[Untitled] --
The Wonder Woman --
Categories --
Scrapbooks --
When I Die --
[Untitled] (For Margaret Danner) --
My Tower --
Poem (For Nina) --
Africa I --
Africa II --
They Clapped --
Poem (For Anna Hedgeman and Alfreda Duster) --
Atrocities --
We --
My House --
The Women Gather --
Once A Lady Told Me --
Each Sunday --
The December Of My Springs --
The Life I Led --
The Way I Feel --
Communication --
Luxury --
Poem --
Hampton, Virginia --
Poetry Is a Trestle --
Something To Be Said For Silence --
Africa --
Swaziland --
A Very Simple Wish --
Night --
Poetry --
Cotton Candy On A Rainy Day --
Introspection --
Forced Retirement --
The New Yorkers --
Crutches --
Boxes --
Poem --
A Poem Off Center --
Age --
Life Cycles --
Adulthood II --
Habits --
Gus --
Choices --
Photography --
The Beep Beep Poem --
Woman --
Poem (for EMA) --
The Rose Bush --
Patience --
Make Up --
Winter --
You Are There --
Turning (I need a better title) --
A Poem of Friendship --
Being and Nothingness --
The Moon Shines Down --
That Day --
Charting the Night Winds --
Lorraine Hansberry --
Hands: For Mother's Day --
This Is Not for John Lennon --
Mirrors --
Linkage --
Charles White --
The Drum --
A Poem on the Assassination of Robert F. Kennedy --
Eagles --
Her Cruising Car --
Harvest --
Sky Diving --
A Journey --
Resignation --
I Wrote a Good Omelet --
Three/Quarters Time --
Cancers --
I Am She --
You Were Gone --
A Poem for langston hughes --
But Since You Finally Asked.
Other Titles: Poems.
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In Poem for Black Boys, she writes: "Where are your heroes, my little Black ones / You are the Indian you so disdainfully shoot / Not the big bad sheriff on his faggoty white horse / You should play run-away-slave or Mau-Mau / These are more in line with your history." By the author of Cotton Candy on a Rainy Day.

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