Sunday, April 09, 2006

Nikki Talks About Choices

This is the next extract from the Q & A. An audience member asks if Nikki could recite the poem "Choices". This leads Dr. Giovanni into an explanation of how the poem came about and a life lesson she passes onto the assembled.

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Teachers tend to do this kind of stuff. Both the voluntary and involuntary teachers. She is both. Nikki Giovanni is a poet, a writer, a commentator on what she sees but, I don't know, maybe it is a function of age to start passing out what you have learned the hard way.

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  2. she is awesome. she not one of those dull poets who write nonesense in their poetry to make people confused. she is confident!! i luv her!!

  3. she has lovely poems! she has so much potential and confidence! i love her!