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Black History Month – Day 26

From another favorite poets (and Native Knoxvillian) Poetry – Nikki Giovanni Poetry is motion graceful as a fawn gentle as a teardrop strong like the eye finding peace in a crowded room we poets tend to think our words are … Continue reading

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Black History Month- Day 23

Still I Rise -Maya Angelou You may write me down in history With your bitter, twisted lies, You may tread me in the very dirt But still, like dust, I’ll rise. Does my sassiness upset you? Why are you beset … Continue reading

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End of high school/ beginning of college poetry

I am often astounded at the sheer volume of poetry that I have written over the course of my life. And even if it sucks, the prodigious amount is noteworthy! The good thing is that I don’t think it sucks. … Continue reading

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Lord Byron

One of my favorite poets has always been Lord Byron. The Romance Poets were part of an elaborate fantasy world that inward weaving around this time. In my fantasy world, I was not the different, Black girl that no one … Continue reading

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Poetic influences

At this time I liked to read a lot of different poets. I wrote some of my favorites of the time in my journals.

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More Poems

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