Sonia Sanchez

Birmingham, Alabama United States
Sonia Sanchez
Birmingham, Alabama United States
Monday, January 20, 2003

Personal Letter No. 3 Comments

Rating: 3.6
nothing will keep
us young you know
not young men or
women who spin


Sonia Sanchez
Dr Antony Theodore 22 February 2020
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 Bangalee 03 August 2019
we are what we are what we never think we are.../// wo sound greatly written
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Michael Arnold 09 December 2017
A truly lovely poem that echoes more than we hear or feel.
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Lungelo S Mbuyazi 22 November 2017
No tree withers with its peel. Nice letter by Sonia.
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Zoila T. Flores 24 May 2016
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 Frosini 02 March 2016
'' sometimes after midnight i am tired of it all. '' '' talvolta, passata mezzanotte, provo stanchezza verso tutto questo.''
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Lungelo S Mbuyazi 22 November 2017
Love those lines
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Marques De Valia 20 September 2014
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.
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Karen Touzalin 08 November 2009
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.
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Ahmad Shiddiqi 17 September 2009
gorgeously written. keep writing! ! !
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John Tiong Chunghoo 23 September 2006
yes very true. especially day after day, so unpoetry.
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