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Legacies: The Poetry of Nikki Giovanni

Legacies: The Poetry of Nikki Giovanni

“Those who have gone before and those who are yet to be birthed – it is to these that we owe our legacies. I am hopeful we are at least as strong as our foreparents and I am confident we will be as intelligent as the next century requires.” This collection of poetry by Nikki Giovanni explores the relationships between generations, and the wisdom that is passed among them in her moving poems: “Once A Lady told Me,” “Mother’s Habits” and “Legacies.”

Track Listing

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Once a Lady told Me Nikki Giovanni 1:00
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Everytime it Rains Nikki Giovanni 0:59
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Mother's Habits Nikki Giovanni 0:43
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Conversation Nikki Giovanni 2:15
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The Geni in the Jar Nikki Giovanni 0:56
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Mothers Nikki Giovanni 1:30
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The December of My Springs Nikki Giovanni 1:03
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The Women Gather Nikki Giovanni 1:57
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The Life I Led Nikki Giovanni 1:12
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Legacies Nikki Giovanni 0:40
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How Do You Write a Poem Nikki Giovanni 1:16
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The World Is Not a Pleasant Place to Be Nikki Giovanni 0:30
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Nikki-Rosa Nikki Giovanni 1:18
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Poem (for Nina) Nikki Giovanni 1:26
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Categories Nikki Giovanni 1:37
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Housecleaning Nikki Giovanni 0:24
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Scrapbooks Nikki Giovanni 2:30
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Dreams Nikki Giovanni 0:39
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Beautiful Black Men Nikki Giovanni 0:55
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Always There are the Children Nikki Giovanni 1:15
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