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In a career that has spanned more than a quarter century, Nikki Giovanni has earned the reputation as one of America's most celebrated and contoversial writers.Now, she presents a stunning collection of love poems that includes more than twenty new works.

From the revolutionary "Seduction" to the tender new poem, "Just a Simple Declaration of Love," from the whimsical "I Wrote a Good Omelet" to the elegiac "All Eyez on U," written for Tupac Shakur, these poems embody the fearless passion and spirited wit for which Nikki Giovanni is beloved and revered.

Romantic, bold, and erotic, Love Poems expresses notions of love in ways that are delightfully unexpected. Articulating in sensuous verse what we know only instinctively, Nikki Giovanni once again confirms her place as one of our nations's most distinguished poets and powerful truth-tellers.In a career that has spanned more than a quarter century, starting with her explosive early years in the Black Rights Movement, Nikki Giovanni has earned a reputation as one of America's most celebrated and controversial writers. Her mind-speaking work has made her a universal favorite and a number-one best-seller.The love poems-the revolutionary "Seduction," the whimsical "I Wrote a Good Omelet," and the tender "My House" to name just a few-are among the most beloved of all Nikki Giovanni's works. Now, Love Poems brings together these and other favorites with over twenty new poems. Romantic, bold, and erotic, Love Poems will once again confirm Nikki Giovanni's place among the country's most renowned poets and truth tellers.

About the Author

Nikki Giovanni is the author of Racism 101 and more than fourteen volumes of poetry, including Black Feeling Black Talk/Black Judgement, Cotton Candy On A Rainy Day, My House, The Selected Poems of Nikki Giovanni, and, most recently, Love Poems. A professor of English at Virginia Tech, Ms. Giovanni reads her work all over the country.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780688149895
Author:
Giovanni, Nikki
Publisher:
William Morrow
Author:
by Nikki Giovanni
Author:
Kusanagi, Mizuho
Location:
New York :
Subject:
American
Subject:
Literature
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
Afro-americans
Subject:
Poetry
Subject:
Single Author - African American
Subject:
Love poetry
Subject:
African Americans
Subject:
Love poetry, American
Subject:
Afro-Americans -- Poetry.
Subject:
American - African American
Subject:
General Poetry
Subject:
Poetry/African American
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Series Volume:
BP-400E
Publication Date:
19970214
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
96
Dimensions:
7 x 5.5 x 0.49 in 6.4 oz

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