Archives For Nikki Giovanni


Gwendolyn Brooks

Tomorrow, June 7, is the birthday of the poet Gwendolyn Brooks.  Here are two of my favorite poems of hers:

*** Tomorrow is also the birthday of Nikki Giovanni.
***Read her poem: The Funeral of Martin Luther King, Jr

Two extraordinary African-American women poets both born on the same day!!!

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[easyazon-image align=”left” asin=”0688140475″ locale=”us” height=”160″ src=”” width=”103″ alt=”Nikki Giovanni” ]Today is the birthday of poet Nikki Giovanni…

A poem from

The Selected Poems of Nikki Giovanni

Hardback: Wm. Morrow, 1996
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*** [easyazon-link keywords=”Nikki Giovanni” locale=”us”]Other Books by Nikki Giovanni[/easyazon-link]

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