Nikki Giovanni

Knoxville, Tennessee
Nikki Giovanni
Knoxville, Tennessee
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Knoxville Tennessee

Rating: 3.3
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
COMMENTS
Anonymous 10 February 2021
This poem was amazing! I loved it!
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jayson 08 February 2021
because i dont love you no more
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jayson 22 January 2018
it was a very good poem dude man
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Your ex 05 January 2021
WHY DID YOU DUMP ME? ! ? !
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Upendra Upm 16 November 2017
very good as I like eating raw okra, loves smell of tomato leaf, can eat onion, cucumber.
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Rajnish Manga 03 December 2016
Summers are a blissful season offering so many wonderful things to do all day. Thanks, Nikki. Not only when you go to bed And sleep
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Seamus O Brian 03 December 2016
I am not sure that work itself is as interesting as the commentary below. Indeed, the warmth of all things that make home home, is fuel for the heart and soul. Interesting to consider that this laundry list of familiar comfortables may seem completely alien to someone far away in a completely different culture, like Zanzibar or California. But we all share the yearning desire for the familiar comforts of home.
7 5 Reply
Barry Middleton 03 December 2016
Sounds good to me. My kind of food. Interesting comments below.
3 6 Reply
Edward Kofi Louis 03 December 2016
In the garden. Thanks for sharing this poem with us.
3 5 Reply
Bernard F. Asuncion 03 December 2016
And okra And greens And cabbage And other vegetables like melon, pakwan, lanzones, duhat, mango, papaya, , guyabano, etc...
3 6 Reply
Indira Renganathan 03 December 2016
Not only when you go to bed And sleep....but all the time you like summer.....good and interesting narration
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