Sonia Sanchez

(1934 / Birmingham, Alabama United States)

To Anita - Poem by Sonia Sanchez

high/yellow/black/girl
walken like the sun u be.
move on even higher.
those who
laugh at yo/color
have not moved
to the blackness we be about
cuz as Curtis Mayfield be sayen
we people be darker than blue
and quite a few
of us be yellow
all soul/shades of
blackness.
yeah. high/yellow/black/girl
walk yo/black/song
cuz some of us
be hearen yo/sweet/music.


Comments about To Anita by Sonia Sanchez

  • Mahtab Bangalee (5/1/2019 11:32:00 PM)

    sweet music can play the sweet heart
    black, white, blue, red, green skin doesn't matter!
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  • (5/1/2019 9:36:00 AM)

    " walk you black song
    coz some of us
    be hearen you/sweet/music.
    An intriguing modern song of the day.Congrats.
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  • (5/1/2019 5:49:00 AM)

    My last month paycheck was for 11000 dollars… All i did was simple online work from comfort at home for 3-4 hours/day that I got from this agency I discovered over the internet and they paid me for it 95 bucks every hour…//..
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  • Edward Kofi Louis (5/1/2019 1:50:00 AM)

    Shades of blackness! ! !

    Thanks for sharing this poem with us.
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  • Kumarmani Mahakul (5/1/2019 1:47:00 AM)

    yeah. high/yellow/black/girl
    walk yo/black/song
    cuz some of us
    be hearen yo/sweet/music.....touching expression. Beautiful poem.
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  • Drtony Brahmin (5/1/2019 1:00:00 AM)

    we people be darker than blue
    and quite a few
    of us be yellow
    all soul/shades of
    blackness. even repetition there is beauty.. tony
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  • Drtony Brahmin (5/1/2019 12:57:00 AM)

    quite a few
    of us be yellow
    all soul/shades of
    blackness.
    yeah. high/yellow/black/girl
    walk yo/black/song.. a beautiful poem. tony
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  • (5/29/2018 12:28:00 PM)

    Blackness darker than blue; a song uplifting like sun. (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, July 19, 2016



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