Sonia Sanchez

(1934 / Birmingham, Alabama United States)

Personal Letter No. 3 - Poem by Sonia Sanchez

nothing will keep
us young you know
not young men or
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Comments about Personal Letter No. 3 by Sonia Sanchez

  • Drtony BrahminDrtony Brahmin (2/22/2020 5:22:00 AM)

    we are what we
    are what we never
    think we are. a great lesson and philosophy of life in these lines. thank u dear poet., tony
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  • Mahtab BangaleeMahtab Bangalee (8/3/2019 11:06:00 PM)

    we are what we
    are what we never
    think we are.../// wo sound greatly written
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  • Michael ArnoldMichael Arnold (12/9/2017 9:16:00 AM)

    A truly lovely poem that echoes more than we hear or feel. (Report)Reply

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  • Lungelo S MbuyaziLungelo S Mbuyazi (11/22/2017 12:56:00 PM)

    No tree withers with its peel.

    Nice letter by Sonia.
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  • Zoila T. FloresZoila T. Flores (5/24/2016 1:39:00 PM)

    Well, I'm young no matter what everyone says. My soul feels young, My heart feels young and I just play for fun.
    Greetings,
    Zoila T. Flores
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  • Fabrizio FrosiniFabrizio Frosini (3/2/2016 3:23:00 PM)

    '' sometimes after midnight
    i am tired
    of it all. ''

    '' talvolta, passata mezzanotte,
    provo stanchezza
    verso tutto questo.''
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    Lungelo S MbuyaziLungelo S Mbuyazi(11/22/2017 12:49:00 PM)

    Love those lines

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  • Marques De Valia (9/20/2014 11:42:00 AM)

    a day of Living Poetry for me was the sad day of Maya Angelou's passing. but to see her weeping and sobbing on msnbc was the Living part of it for me. Maya meant something personal and of deep meaning to Sonia, and she wept and sobbed until they went to their fracking commercial. it was very human and beautiful. (Report)Reply

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  • Karen Touzalin (11/8/2009 12:35:00 PM)

    Sonia Sanchez writes like no other poet, and so it should be. Each poet draws from personal experience to write and emote their feelings. I am always inspired to think after reading her poetry about how these words relate to something I am feeling or have felt before. (Report)Reply

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  • Ahmad ShiddiqiAhmad Shiddiqi (9/17/2009 6:00:00 AM)

    gorgeously written. keep writing! ! ! (Report)Reply

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  • john tiong chunghoojohn tiong chunghoo (9/23/2006 8:50:00 AM)

    yes very true. especially day after day, so unpoetry. (Report)Reply

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