Poetry with perspectives is everything in Sunny Sides of My Shade where the poetry tells symbolic varieties of stories, African American in nature, with very diverse walks in life, from the good sides and bad sides, being very descriptive of the past, present and future of various individual personalities, in thought, action or deed, from the funny, failures, stereotypical, uplifting, encouraging, romantic, angry, lost, courageous, and the lovely.
The title Sunny Sides of My Shade represents the many sides of being someone of color, what thoughts could make them smile in the middle of turmoil, slavery, and free lives, in love and out of love, lost love and complete love, dirty deeds and mixed creeds, broken faces in bruised places, hatred and despair, uplifted and dragged down, rich and poor...just a great people with many sides of their shade that are actually very sunny and passionate no matter which way things are turned because through it all, there is ultimate survival.
Read other Mirika Mayo Cornelius novels that include Ain't Quite What I Thought parts 1 & 2, First Degree Sins, Secret and Colored Lily: Poppa Took My Innocence, and Inside the Gates of Doons.
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About the Author
Mirika C is founder of the brand new campaign against domestic violence called LEAVE HIM. DON'T LET HIM., and she also runs her own online shop called SHOPMIRIKA!
Mirika C is also passionate about working with children between the ages of 2 and 5, preparing them for kindergarten, laying a great foundation for them before entering school. The core of her teaching/tutoring children is reading because she believes that if a child can read, that child can literally teach themselves the truth about many things.
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