Hard Times Require Furious Dancing: New Poems

Hard Times Require Furious Dancing: New Poems


“Though now we have encountered our proportion of grief and problems in this earth, we will nonetheless carry the road of attractiveness, shape, and beat. No small accomplishment in an international as demanding as this one.”
— from the preface

I was once born to grow,
alongside my backyard of plants,
poems
like
this one

So writes Alice Walker during this new booklet of poems, poems composed over the process twelve months based on pleasure and sorrow either own and worldwide: the dying of family, battle, the deliciousness of affection, environmental devastation, the sorrow of rejection, greed, poverty, and the wonder of domestic. The poems include our connections whereas celebrating the enjoyment of individuality, the ability we each one percentage to specific our truest, private selves. liked for her skill to talk her personal fact in ways in which communicate for and approximately numerous others, she demonstrates that we're greater than our situations. As she confronts own and collective demanding situations, her phrases dance, sing, and heal.

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