Not Without Our Laughter: Poems of Humor, Joy & Sexuality

Not Without Our Laughter Poems of Humor Joy Sexuality The Black Ladies Brunch Collective s Poetry Anthology Not Without Our Laughter Mason Jar Press is a collection of humorous and joyful poems riffing on Langston Hughes s novel Not Without Laug

  • Title: Not Without Our Laughter: Poems of Humor, Joy & Sexuality
  • Author: Celeste Doaks Saida Agostini Anya Creightney Teri Ellen Cross Davis Tafisha Edwards Katy Richey
  • ISBN: 9780996103725
  • Page: 414
  • Format: Mass Market Paperback
  • The Black Ladies Brunch Collective s Poetry Anthology, Not Without Our Laughter, Mason Jar Press, 2017 is a collection of humorous and joyful poems, riffing on Langston Hughes s novel Not Without Laughter It explores topics of family, work, love and sexuality The women of BLBC believe, like Hughes, that even in these currently tense racial times, laughter and the celebThe Black Ladies Brunch Collective s Poetry Anthology, Not Without Our Laughter, Mason Jar Press, 2017 is a collection of humorous and joyful poems, riffing on Langston Hughes s novel Not Without Laughter It explores topics of family, work, love and sexuality The women of BLBC believe, like Hughes, that even in these currently tense racial times, laughter and the celebration of life is crucial Historically, it is what African Americans have done and will continue to do, no matter what challenges face them.

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    1. I devoured this collection of poems. Each poet has something incredible important & powerful to share, and yet each writes in starkly unique ways. I felt like I was both exploring new unknowns while simultaneously wearing a comforting, cozy sweater. My favorite part of the anthology was the response poems from one poet to another; wonderful.

    2. A black woman's sexuality comes in many forms, same as her coping mechanisms. The poets speak together, valuing each other's creativity in their conversation. I'm lucky enough to hear each of these poets read, go hear them if you can."I am foolish and tired, and cannot help but blush at the strangest things--like the dawn of your eyesgreeting mine." (59), Saida Agostini"If Harriet Tubman had been a lesbianI would know the brown body had beenvalued outside of chattle, to the point of risk."(34) T [...]

    3. I thoroughly enjoyed this sassy, brash, yet reflective book of poetry. Each poet has her own strong voice, and I couldn't stop flipping the pages.Many thanks to and giveaways for sending me a copy of this fine book!

    4. I enjoyed this thoughtful collection of poems and how they encourage readers to persist through each new day with love and hope.

    5. This joyful collection of poems is a must-read! Humor, sexuality and beautiful words intermingle into one of the finest collections I've read in a long while. If you're looking for necessary poems to get you through the strange years - this is one you'll need.

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