Someone shared a book with me not to long ago that I instantly fell in love with.
Nikki Giovanni’s poetry is lovely. She incorporates racial identity, LOVE, wit, and life experiences in her collection of poetry so eloquently. It’s as if she took a notebook around with her everyday and just wrote down her reactions to her enviroment and interactions. Since I’ve discovered this book, I had written all in my copy. Not to mention I carry it everywhere with me now. She gives me a new found love and appreciation for poetry. It’s articulation at its very best.
This is the beginning of one of my favorite love poems by her: