Quilting the Black-Eyed Pea: Poems and Not Quite Poems (Hardcover)

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One of her best collections to date. EssenceQuilting the Black-Eyed Pea is a tour de force from Nikki Giovanni, one of the most powerful voices in American poetry and African American literature today. From Black Feeling, Black Talk and Black Judgment in the 1960s to Bicycles in 2010, Giovanni's poetry has influenced literary figures from James Baldwin to Blackalicious, and touched millions of readers worldwide. In Quilting the Black-Eyed Pea, Giovanni turns her gaze toward the state of the world around her, and offers a daring, resonant look inside her own self as well.

Praise For…


“One of her best collections to date.”
-Essence

“An embracing, uplifting, and sustaining voice.”
-Booklist

Product Details
ISBN: 9780060099527
ISBN-10: 0060099526
Publisher: William Morrow & Company
Publication Date: November 5th, 2002
Pages: 128
Language: English