The Eye of the Tornado: Fifty Poems For Rhyme And Reason

The Eye of the Tornado: Fifty Poems For Rhyme And Reason

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780971819160
Publisher: La Caille Nous Publishing Company
Publication date: 08/31/2003
Pages: 100
Product dimensions: 5.58(w) x 8.54(h) x 0.31(d)

Table of Contents

The Calm - the weatherman predicts showers
To the Tornado Fighters15
Grandpa Jack18
The Poets20
I've seen God22
Letter to a college friend24
For Toot26
The truth about cliches27
Money's worth28
I wanna taste me some freedom29
Soul Food31
Getting there32
The Beginning - it feels like rain
Small talk36
Staying informed37
The things you said38
One Thursday night in April39
Computer Screen40
When I am at work41
Workin' in shadows of freedom42
Penis envy44
A scream unheard46
A dream challenged and failed47
The Wrath - on finding shelter and fighting back
So glad slavery is over (a poem meant to offend)50
Re: Casual Friday53
Disconnected54
Freedom55
A poem for Allissa Brown56
Dandelions57
Braids58
Dirty Draws59
Your kind of love60
Notes for my Eulogy61
The Aftermath-surveying the damage, rebuilding
You know me64
A poem for Nikki in Giovanni style67
Reclaiming Diva69
Do we love us anymore?70
One day wiser at the pond72
The business of me74
Fully figured75
A Lady's mack77
I want a man79
You (a failed attempt at a love poem)80
The Sunshine-dancin' under the rainbow
A poem of reconciliation for Daddy84
To a special black woman85
His plan87
Diggin' on me88
Forgotten memories89
The Club90
Love Making92
A little rain for my soul94
Our song95
For those who still wonder97
Epilogue99

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