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Revolutionary Petunias: And Other Poems

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  • Posted April 26, 2013

    In "Revolutionary Petunias", Alice Walker takes a brea

    In "Revolutionary Petunias", Alice Walker takes a break from being a novelist and delves into the literary world of poetry. Readers
    are better off because she did. Her poems are capable of summoning forth a full range of life with effortless inflections of a modest
    declaration. Declarations are frequently made through implication, and her poems have an enjoyable purity and sincerity about them.
    I was most attracted to and touched by the ones which dealt with her rural early years. I would say that her writing can be described
    best as showing in some way magically the inner nature of Walker. They are reserved, which is as refreshing as a barefoot stroll
    down a shaded dirt road that follows a river bank through the summer. 

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