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Nyeusi:Spoken Words in Poetry

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Nyeusi (meaning “Black” in Swahili), a collection of Spoken Words in Poetry is by a writer who is part of the poetry movement that is spreading worldwide. These spoken words are influenced by modern culture with an understanding of the dynamics of the modern poetry culture intertwined with the teachings from the poets of the Harlem Renaissance.

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Overview

Nyeusi (meaning “Black” in Swahili), a collection of Spoken Words in Poetry is by a writer who is part of the poetry movement that is spreading worldwide. These spoken words are influenced by modern culture with an understanding of the dynamics of the modern poetry culture intertwined with the teachings from the poets of the Harlem Renaissance.

Poems such as Nyeusi, Lott’s Crow, Caribbean Girl Collie Girl, Makeda, Mirror Mirror, Where You From, Who Dialed 911, White Girls have Bigger, Gots to Have a Job, Between the Chicken-head’s Sheets and Blind Vision address social, economic, multi-racial and the hip hop culture of these times. These Spoken Words in Poetry give the readers a clear understanding of what the writer felt as those true-life circumstances were experienced or witnessed. Her words align with the universe and are not destructive to humanity and nature. These Spoken Words are meant to bring attention to our five senses and give us a paradigm for understanding our surroundings and urban culture.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780595271023
  • Publisher: AuthorHouse
  • Publication date: 4/2/2003
  • Pages: 132
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.31 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 12, 2003

    a must read

    Every woman of color should read these words, each stanza will make you reflect on your past and present, read with your other half you will laugh and cry.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 29, 2003

    Great book of poems!!

    This was a great book of poetry. I liked the humor and the cultural awareness that the book brought. Great Work!!

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