Treasure Island

Ntozake Shange

(October 18, 1948 / Trenton, New Jersey)

Poems of Ntozake Shange

1. Blood Rhythms - Blood Currents - Black N' Blue Stylin' 10/18/2011
2. Enuf 10/18/2011
3. My Father Is A Retired Magician 1/20/2003
4. People of Watts 10/18/2011
5. With No Immediate Cause 10/18/2011
6. You Are Sucha Fool 10/18/2011


at 4:30 AM
she rose
movin the arms & legs that trapped her
she sighed affirmin the sculptured man
& made herself a bath
of dark musk oil egyptian crystals
& florida water to remove his smell
to wash away the glitter
to watch the butterflies melt into

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