Nikki Giovanni

(June 7, 1943 / Knoxville, Tennessee)

Nikki Giovanni Poems

1. The Laws of Motion 7/4/2015
2. Possum Crossing 6/2/2015
3. Beautiful Black Men 7/3/2015
4. My First Memory ( Of Librarians ) 2/26/2014
5. A Summer Love Poem 12/10/2013
6. I'M Not Lonely 12/10/2013
7. Cotton Candy On A Rainy Day 12/13/2013
8. Kidnap Poem 12/10/2013
9. Nikki-Rosa 12/10/2013
10. And I Have You 12/10/2013
11. Love Is 12/10/2013
12. I Wrote A Good Omelet 12/13/2013
13. A Poem Of Friendship 12/10/2013
14. Choices 12/10/2013
15. Balances 7/19/2006
16. Knoxville Tennessee 11/3/2003
Best Poem of Nikki Giovanni

Knoxville Tennessee

I always like summer
Best
you can eat fresh corn
From daddy's garden
And okra
And greens
And cabbage
And lots of
Barbeque
And buttermilk
And homemade ice-cream
At the church picnic
And listen to
Gospel music
Outside
At the church
Homecoming
And go to the mountains with
Your grandmother
And go barefooted
And be warm
All the time
Not only when you go to bed
And sleep

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Love Is

Some people forget that love is
tucking you in and kissing you
'Good night'
no matter how young or old you are
Some people don't remember that
love is
listening and laughing and asking
questions
no matter what your age

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