Black Gardenias

Black Gardenias

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Black Gardenias is a collection of poems, short stories and sayings whispered by women; ancient and present who have loved, conquered, danced, prayed, struggled, overcome, suffered and laughed. It is about how women love and laugh in spite of hardships. Some of the women in this collection reflect on rape, incest, and abortion. Others share their joys and pains of childbirth, sex, God, marriage, and love. Still others discuss resistance and politics, beauty and femininity. Black Gardenias for me is a collage of Black women, which transcends time and place, fluid and powerful. A testimony of our ability to connect and disconnect with our most constant forcea€”God.A Collection of Poems, Stories and Sayings From a Womana#39;s Heart Antoinette Karleen Ellis-Williams ... and Amadou Stand your ground Brown brothers In skittles raids Not in my backyard Children captured Justice denied But still stand youranbsp;...

Title:Black Gardenias
Author:Antoinette Karleen Ellis-Williams
Publisher:Semaj Publishing - 2014-03-21


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