"Sonia Sanchez is a lion in literature's forest." -Maya Angelou
"With an unblinking and critical poet's eye, Sonia Sanchez has been setting her readers straight, telling the 'terrible beauty,' and reflecting images in ways that simultaneously solicit tears and laughter." -Juanita Johnson-Bailey, Ms.
"[Sanchez] looks deeply into that most dangerous of places--the heart." -Quarterly Black Review