Last time I mentioned that I was currently reading Black Girl Magic which was an anthology of poems by the Break Beat poets. I will say that the writings were serious, interesting, funny, lyrical and political that reflect in today’s society. Each writer has given their unique style of poetry from beauty to police brutality to relationships to love. After the introduction, you get a special quote from famous writers such as Lucille Clifton, Jamaica Kincaid, Sonia Sanchez, which leads to the poetry specific to the quote. Next is the index of the authors and their biographies are at the end. If you are interested in black female poets and their poetry, I would recommend this book because their work was given the meaning of Black Girl Magic.
Here are a couple of poems for your enjoyment: