Black, bitter and beautiful, she speaks of our survival James BALDWIN Maya Angelou writes from the heart and her language rings clear and true ... Whether joyful, sad or playful, her poems speak with delicacy and depth of feeling PUBLISHERS WEEKLY It is true poetry she is writing ... it has an innate purity about it, unquenchable dignity M.F.K. Fisher Maya Angelou liberates and exhilarates through her magical, lyrical, mystical medium - poetry MARY BRYCE, TRIBUNE
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Another remarkable collection of poetry from one of America's masters of the medium. The first part gathers together poems of love and nostalgic memory, while Part II portrays confrontations inherent in a racist society.