Nikki Giovanni

(June 7, 1943 / Knoxville, Tennessee)

Nikki Giovanni Poems

1. Beautiful Black Men 7/3/2015
2. The Laws of Motion 7/4/2015
3. Always There Are The Children 8/13/2015
4. Possum Crossing 6/2/2015
5. I'M Not Lonely 12/10/2013
6. A Summer Love Poem 12/10/2013
7. Cotton Candy On A Rainy Day 12/13/2013
8. My First Memory ( Of Librarians ) 2/26/2014
9. Kidnap Poem 12/10/2013
10. Nikki-Rosa 12/10/2013
11. And I Have You 12/10/2013
12. I Wrote A Good Omelet 12/13/2013
13. Love Is 12/10/2013
14. A Poem Of Friendship 12/10/2013
15. Choices 12/10/2013
16. Balances 7/19/2006
17. Knoxville Tennessee 11/3/2003
Best Poem of Nikki Giovanni

Knoxville Tennessee

I always like summer
Best
you can eat fresh corn
From daddy's garden
And okra
And greens
And cabbage
And lots of
Barbeque
And buttermilk
And homemade ice-cream
At the church picnic
And listen to
Gospel music
Outside
At the church
Homecoming
And go to the mountains with
Your grandmother
And go barefooted
And be warm
All the time
Not only when you go to bed
And sleep

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Love Is

Some people forget that love is
tucking you in and kissing you
'Good night'
no matter how young or old you are
Some people don't remember that
love is
listening and laughing and asking
questions
no matter what your age

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