Dear Ancestors: poems and reflections on the African diaspora

Dear Ancestors poems and reflections on the African diaspora In her first collection of poetry CP Patrick reflects on the history and complexities of the African diaspora Dear Ancestors is a poetic homage to the past and present

  • Title: Dear Ancestors: poems and reflections on the African diaspora
  • Author: C.P. Patrick
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 305
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • In her first collection of poetry, CP Patrick reflects on the history and complexities of the African diaspora Dear Ancestors is a poetic homage to the past and present.

    A Special Place A SPECIAL PLACE You have a special place Dear Lord that I know you ll always keep A special place reserved for dogs when they quietly fall asleep Genealogy Jokes and Poems Ziggo While the number of Poems and Jokes is growing rapidly thanks to your contributions , I decided to make an index, so you can just go to one that interests you because of the title, or because you enjoyed it before The newest ones, however, will always be on top of this page A regular visitor can just read the ones on top to see what s new Poems for Father s Day blogspot Today, I will share Father s Day poetry I wrote the following poems for a poetry contest I know it is the day after the observance, but I believe these special days should be celebrated every day. The Poems gottfriedbennpoems Added April Comparing Translations X Kann keine Trauer sein No need for sorrow I have organised my translations of Benn s poems according to the following categories I Juvenilia Rauhreif Hoarfrost Gefilde der Unseligen Fields of the unblessed II Morgue Kleine Aster Little Aster Schne Jugend Lovely Short Poems to Sneak More Poetry Into Your Life Book Riot The first negative review I ever got was for a poem I published in my college lit mag Titled In a Booth at the Waffle House, it was a throwback to Ezra Pound s In a Station of the Metro, and it was about Waffle House chocolate pie, and I was seriously proud of it Two lines and a Thanksgiving Poems, Quotes for cards, saying grace, speeches Thanksgiving Poems Verses Quotes for Cards, Speeches, Words, Prayers for Saying Grace but, first Welcome Everyone I ve been writing verses For yearsphew And d yer know why I did it T was especially for you Jon Bratton Thanksgiving Poems So once in every year we throng Upon a day apart, To praise the Lord with feast and song In thankfulness of heart Treasury of Ukrainian Love Poems, Quotations Proverbs Treasury of Ukrainian Love Poems, Quotations Proverbs is part of the Treasury of Love Series African, Arabic, Czech, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Jewish, Polish, Roman, Russian, Spanish, and Ukrainian and, the treasure begins with the cover, which showcases blue August, Summer, Month, Midsummer Poems, Quotes, Folklore August Quotations for Gardeners, Walkers, and Lovers of the Green Way Poems, Quotes, Folklore, Myths, Customs, Holidays, Traditions, Verses Celebrations, Sayings Phenomenal Woman Four Poems Celebrating Women A collection of beloved poems about women from the iconic Maya Angelou These four poems, Phenomenal Woman, Still I Rise, Weekend Glory, and Our Grandmothers, are among the most remembered and acclaimed of Maya Angelou s poems. Still I Rise by Maya Angelou Poems poets Still I Rise Discover the meaning behind Maya Angelou s inspiring poem, with an audio recording of actress Rosie Perez reading this classic work, which has been celebrated by Serena Williams, Cory Booker, and other public figures.

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    1. Uncomfortable Truths I've always said "ancestral wisdom adorns my flowerbeds." It is in this spirit and tradition that CP Patrick so beautifully penned Dear Ancestors. Patrick pays the ultimate homage to our ancestors - the ancestors of Black people in America who were held captive and transported via the Middle Passage and enslaved for White profit. Patrick also speaks of a time when we loved (and still do), when we were unafraid (and still must be), and when we cared deeply and capably for our [...]

    2. Where do I start?This book is the most important book I've read this year, and I think everyone should read it!!It was beautiful, heartbreaking. It torn my heart and guts out. The entire concept was thought through with detail and precision. The words are heart-wrenching!This is a book of importance!The poems start in Africa, then they take us on the slave ships, in the cotton fields, all the way to the US today and the fears and hatred black people face every day because of the color of their s [...]

    3. Book is a quick read, it's so well written and powerful that I will read and read again. Maybe I'll let relatives or friends borrow? Not sure I'd want to be sure they return it. This book is definitely a keeper. It's amazing how the author is able to carefully choose words that tell the story of slavery. For the first time I wondered who had the evil thought to capture Africans. They had to have a plan and people in charge who coordinated the mass abduction. The book begins with slavery - civil [...]

    4. I literally held this book to my chest, eyes closed for about 10 minutes after finishing it just to be sure I let it all soak in! Powerful is what comes to mind. The words jump off the page short poems that are so filled with meaning that it takes your mind far beyond the words on the page reflective in the moment. C.P. Patrick did an amazing job on her first, very thought provoking collection of poetry reflecting on the African diaspora! This is required reading! Every history, African studies, [...]

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