Homegirls & Handgrenades

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White Pine Press, Apr 1, 2007 - Poetry - 89 pages
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“Only a poet with an innocent heart can exorcise so much pain with so much beauty.”—Isabel Allende

A reprint of Sonia Sanchez's award-winning collection, which contains some of her seminal work. Winner of the American Book Award.

Sonia Sanchez is a poet, activist, and scholar and one of the most important writers of the Black Arts Movement. She is the author of sixteen books and lives in Philadelphia.

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User Review  - Marthe - Goodreads

"let me wear the day well so when it reaches you you will enjoy it." My favorite! Strong, heroic, and so deeply moving. The poems: from haiku to fairly traditional free verse to longish story-like ... Read full review

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User Review  - Shila - Goodreads

I love the way Sonia is with her poetry. She is bold and she hasn't forgotten what it means to be of African descent living in America. America trys to forget and repress the feelings, but no one can ... Read full review

Contents

The Power of Love
Just Dont Never Give Up on Love
18
American Hunger
25
Copyright

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About the author (2007)

Sonia Sanchez is a poet, activist, and scholar. She was the Laura Carnell Professor of English and Women's Studies at Temple University until her retirement and is one of the most important writers of the Black Arts Movement. She is the author of thirteen books.

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