The Resource Love poems, Nikki Giovanni

Love poems, Nikki Giovanni

Label
Love poems
Title
Love poems
Statement of responsibility
Nikki Giovanni
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In a career that has spanned more than a quarter century, Nikki Giovanni has earned the reputation as one of America's most celebrated and controversial writers. Now, she presents a stunning collection of love poems that includes more than twenty new works. From the revolutionary Seduction to the tender new poem, Just a Simple Declaration of Love, from the whimsical I Wrote a Good Omelet to the elegiac All Eyez on U, written for Tupac Shakur, these poems embody the fearless passion and spirited wit for which Nikki Giovanni is beloved and revered. Romantic, bold, and erotic, Love Poems expresses notions of love in ways that are delightfully unexpected. Articulating in sensuous verse what we know only instinctively, Nikki Giovanni once again confirms her place as one of our nation's most distinguished poets and powerful truth-tellers. In a career that has spanned more than a quarter century, starting with her explosive early years in the Black Rights Movement, Nikki Giovanni has earned a reputation as one of America's most celebrated and controversial writers. Her mind-speaking work has made her a universal favorite and a number-one best-seller. The love poems-the revolutionary Seduction, the whimsical I Wrote a Good Omelet, and the tender My House to name just a few-are among the most beloved of all Nikki Giovanni's works. Now, Love Poems brings together these and other favorites with over twenty new poems. Romantic, bold, and erotic, Love Poems will once again confirm Nikki Giovanni's place among the country's most renowned poets and truth tellers
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Giovanni, Nikki
Dewey number
811/.54
Index
index present
LC call number
PS3557.I55
LC item number
L68 1997
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Love poetry, American
  • African Americans
Label
Love poems, Nikki Giovanni
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
I hope it's love. What it is -- That day -- The way I feel -- Kidnap poem -- Giddiyap -- I wrote a good omelet -- A summer love poem -- Communication -- Love is -- I do have my likes and dislikes -- Seduction -- Things that go together -- And I have you -- A poem of friendship -- My house -- Just a simple declaration of love -- Beautiful black men -- You were gone -- Cancers -- The only true lovers are chefs or happy birthday, Edna Lewis-- And yeah-these are love poems. A greater love of God and country -- For Tommy -- Mothers -- A poem for langston hughes -- When gamble and huff ruled -- You are there -- And yeah ... this is a love poem -- Swaziland -- For Theresa -- All eyez on u -- I take Master Card (Charge your love to me). A theory of pole beans -- No furnaces (for Valentine's Day) -- August -- Poetry is a trestle -- 1995 -- A happy reason -- Balances -- Love in place -- Three / quarter time -- Resignation -- Poem -- Luxury -- When I nap -- The butterfly -- I want to sing -- Rain -- How do you write a poem? -- Just a New York poem -- Telephone poem -- You came, too -- Her flying trapeze -- I take Master Card -- In all seasons
Control code
ocm35566416
Dimensions
19 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
96 pages
Isbn
9780688149895
Lccn
96043698
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)35566416
Label
Love poems, Nikki Giovanni
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
I hope it's love. What it is -- That day -- The way I feel -- Kidnap poem -- Giddiyap -- I wrote a good omelet -- A summer love poem -- Communication -- Love is -- I do have my likes and dislikes -- Seduction -- Things that go together -- And I have you -- A poem of friendship -- My house -- Just a simple declaration of love -- Beautiful black men -- You were gone -- Cancers -- The only true lovers are chefs or happy birthday, Edna Lewis-- And yeah-these are love poems. A greater love of God and country -- For Tommy -- Mothers -- A poem for langston hughes -- When gamble and huff ruled -- You are there -- And yeah ... this is a love poem -- Swaziland -- For Theresa -- All eyez on u -- I take Master Card (Charge your love to me). A theory of pole beans -- No furnaces (for Valentine's Day) -- August -- Poetry is a trestle -- 1995 -- A happy reason -- Balances -- Love in place -- Three / quarter time -- Resignation -- Poem -- Luxury -- When I nap -- The butterfly -- I want to sing -- Rain -- How do you write a poem? -- Just a New York poem -- Telephone poem -- You came, too -- Her flying trapeze -- I take Master Card -- In all seasons
Control code
ocm35566416
Dimensions
19 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
96 pages
Isbn
9780688149895
Lccn
96043698
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)35566416

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