Nikki Giovanni

(June 7, 1943 / Knoxville, Tennessee)

Nikki Giovanni Poems

1. Beautiful Black Men -new- 7/3/2015
2. Possum Crossing 6/2/2015
3. My First Memory ( Of Librarians ) 2/26/2014
4. I'M Not Lonely 12/10/2013
5. Cotton Candy On A Rainy Day 12/13/2013
6. A Summer Love Poem 12/10/2013
7. Kidnap Poem 12/10/2013
8. Nikki-Rosa 12/10/2013
9. And I Have You 12/10/2013
10. I Wrote A Good Omelet 12/13/2013
11. Love Is 12/10/2013
12. Choices 12/10/2013
13. A Poem Of Friendship 12/10/2013
14. Balances 7/19/2006
15. 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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