Nappy Edges Collects Poetry And Poetic Prose By A Writer Of Unusual Power And Resonance A Leading Black Poet Who Ranks With Giovanni, Baraka, Brooks, And Hughes Emery Lewis, The Record Indeed, Nappy Edges Is Extraordinary And Wonderful In Its Lyric, Tragic Exploration Into Black Women S Loneliness Shange Writes With Such Exquisite Care And Beauty That Anyone Can Relate To Her Clive Barnes, The New York Times. This book is one of the manuscripts etched into my very spirit which happens when you read poems that you need to hear in adolescence The poems are lovely and strong Present and fortifying, though, of course, a little sad sometimes Plus, there s some prose at the beginn
2.5 stars After reading Shange s for colored girls who have considered suicide when the rainbow is enuf I had such high expectations for this collection of poetry Unfortunately, I was a little let down by this collection There were some poems that packed an emotional p
I loved the varied voices of her poems Some were powerfully voiced observations of gender relations to dynamic and soft tales of love and love lost Shange conjures up vibrant visuals of artists at work and play, which I enjoyed Her talent in weaving together a m
i like a lot of what shange has written for colored girls, sassafrass, cypress, and indigo, etc , and i found this in a bookstore, so i want to give some of her poetry a go although so much of her prose is simply poetic I lent this to someone and now I don t know where it is Best poetry book EVER trying to..i loved for colored girls so much i have to separate this from that..see this as its own work or artworking on it If you like angry, this is your book Not as polished as her later work. nice.
- 160 pages
- Nappy Edges
- Ntozake Shange
- 15 March 2018 Ntozake Shange