... not One of the question marks In life Important or not It might seem To those
outside the predicament Little does it mean But to me the mystery I want resolved
Do you love me or Love me Ain't nothin' Like 'em 55 Emotional House Cleaning.
Aint Nothin Like Em has taken years in the making. It is the inspiration of many eventspersonal and historical passages in life. The poet sees the world, as Bob Kaufman says, as a fish with frogs eyes. The soul kitchenthe battle hymnsthe heartbeatsthe reflections/dedications are the openings of doors to her soul. Enter, enjoy, and reflect. Aint Nothin Like Em is a book of poetry written in the Tradition of Grandma/ Mother/Daughter/Sister Speak. Roomed with the ritual aromas of yams, collards and seasoned to perfection chicken: Sunday Supper preparations, the poems are a Gathering of Kitchen Table Comfort, found only in the sharing of Wimmin Words. Tell it Like it T.I. IS. and Yeah Girl, Been There Before Conversations and Revelations, are served up straightening comb hot. A resilience that she beckons to us to strut proudly on our Wimmin tongues with a sway as gentle and graceful as our rounded hips. - Nikki Williams, Author/Artist, Brown Women Who Fly, Beautiful, Also, are the Souls of My People Kamernebti Mer Amons writings in Aint Nothin Like Em tells a story of African American family life from Sunday morning biscuits to loving your mate, to language of struggle for Black family survival. An intimate read. John Watusi Branch Executive Director, Afrikan Poetry Theatre
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011 - Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
Ain't Nothin' Like Em has taken years in the making. It is the inspiration of many events personal and historical passages in life. The poet sees the world, as Bob Kaufman says, "as a fish with frog's eyes." The soul kitchen the battle hymns the heartbeats the reflections/dedications are the
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-12-18 - Publisher: University Alabama Press
Informative and entertaining essays on the accents, dialects, and speech patterns particular to Alabama Thomas E. Nunnally’s fascinating volume presents essays by linguists who examine with affection and curiosity the speech varieties occurring both past and present across Alabama. Taken together, the accounts in this volume offer an engaging view