AFRICAN AMERICAN INSPIRATIONAL POEMS
Five Inspirational Poems for Black Women | Kentake Page
This was how I first came across the Sistar-writers featured below. I hope these five poems strengthen your spirit as you read, for they are masterpieces crafted with love, magic, whispers and sighs. The poems are bridges to our divinity, sensuality and uniqueness. Only a Black woman can know what has been denied other Black women.I Am A Black Woman by Mari EvansI am a black womanthe music of my songsome sweet arpeggio of tearsis written in a minor keyand Ican be heard humming in the nightCan be heardhummin..to Black Women by Gwendolyn BrooksSisters,where there is cold silenceno hallelujahs, no hurrahs at all, no handshakes,no neon red or blue, no smiling facesprevailail across the..to A Dark Girl by Gwendolyn B. BennettI love you for your brownnessAnd the rounded darkness of your breastI love you for the breaking sadness in your voiceAnd shadows where your wayward..My Black Triangle by Grace NicholsMy black trianglesandwiched between the geography of my thighsIs a Bermudaof tiny atomsforever seizingand releasingthe worldMy black triangleis so..Still I Rise by Maya AngelouYou may write me down in historyWith your bitter, twisted lies,You may trod me in the very dirtBut still, like dust, I’ll rise my sassiness up..
12 Poems to Read for Black History Month | Academy of
Tyehimba Jess on "We Real Cool" by Gwendolyn Brooks. "We Real Cool" is the poem so many of Safiya Sinclair on "won't you celebrate with me" by Lucille Clifton. What a balm and a blessing this Rickey Laurentiis on "Heartbeats" by Melvin Dixon. “If I feel physically as if the top of my head were Rowan Ricardo Phillips on "American History" by Michael S. Harper. Michael S. Harper’s See all full list on poets
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