Feelin' Blue and Black All Over: An African- American Poetic Experience

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780595200993
  • Publisher: iUniverse, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 10/28/2001
  • Pages: 156
  • Product dimensions: 6.02 (w) x 9.04 (h) x 0.47 (d)

Table of Contents

Dedication v
Foreword xi
Introduction xiii
Don't Call me Nigger 1
Symbol of Beauty 3
Who Cares 6
Trip to the Corner Store 9
TaBoo Scarf 12
Wake Up 16
Un-natural Selection 18
Tied to Enough Hypocrisy 22
Duality of our Insanity 24
The Worst Pain 26
The Corporate Poison Pill 28
Our Black Matrix (for Cornell West) 30
Thanks For Everything 32
Sister, Sister 35
Feelin' Kinda Blues 36
Same Definition 39
Paradise 40
In a Moment...She was Gone 41
Our Last Slow Grind 44
My Brother's Sun 47
Jane's Addiction 48
Mind Passages 52
Lord Only Knows I's Tried 54
Little Daddy's Girl (for Faith) 56
Black Enough Yet? 58
Last Days of the Ghetto Geechy 61
Konfederate Flag 63
No Game in your Shame 64
Keep the Light On (for Mumia) 67
Just For A Day 68
What did you do when you were free? 69
If We Don't Learn 71
God Help Us All (w/ Ryan Bonner) 73
For Huey and Bobby 74
Black Madonna 77
Feelin' Real Black 80
Don't Shoot the Messenger 82
Sometimes when I am Alone 84
Dark Angel's Flight (For Tiesha Miller) 86
Complain'N on the Late Train (Inspired and Written for The Last Poets) 88
Love, Life & Everything in Between (for my Sisters) 90
BlackTrashAmeriKa 93
Our Love's Hymn 94
When Did It All Change? 95
Blacks Anonymous 97
Forever (for my Mother) 99
Black Men on Park Benches 101
Black Hearts and Minds 102
Are We All God's Children? 103
An Ode to Nerissia (LNCB) 106
Trip to the Corner Store (Inspired by Chester Himes) 109
SleepWalkers are Deaf, Dumb and Blind (for Gil-Scott Heron) 111
Junkie Me 113
Let Him Sleep 116
Raindrops 120
Summur's Time 122
What i wouldn't give (to be free of U) 123
Baby Boy 127
Extinction 131
Articles
Reparations: Practice not Theory 134
Black Boys: Casualties of our Generation? 136
Haiku
Snake Charmers 138
Devil's Weave 138
About the Author 139
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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 14, 2002

    I Love it...

    Mr. Bonner's book has amazed me. His poetry is so vibrant with the light of change, the darkness of anger, the dismal gray of opression, and the radiance of love. His talent leaps off the page at every turn and will emerse you in his complex world of thoughts and often times twisted emotions. This author has an imagination worth reading. Buy this book!

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