Poem what s it like to be a black girl by patricia smith

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Start studying diversity title/author learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Reflexion #6 what it's like to be a black girl (for those of you who aren't) by patricia smith i really enjoyed this poem, the way the author describes the african american women is very sad. What it's like to be a black girl (for those of you who aren't) first of all, it's being 9 years old and feeling like you're not finished, like your.

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Patricia smith's seventh book of poems, the tasered crazy girl like claudia rankine's citizen, patricia smith's incendiary art inhabits the messiness. Patricia smith's award winning poetry swirls around the reader like a gust of wind her words stay in the ears and leave some red between the eyes, creating vivid and haunting portraits of the black experience in the united states. What it's like to be a black girl by patricia smith compared 2012 when comparing and contrasting the poem what it's like to be a black girl by patricia smith. Patricia smith's what it's like to be a black girl (for those of you who aren't) is about a woman who is describing the inherent conflict of self identity she creates images of a confident speaker in the title by making a claim of authority, yet later in the poem she says, feeling.

poem what s it like to be a black girl by patricia smith I was at a slam poetry workshop the other day with cyndey edwards as a prompt to get us writing poetry, she share patricia smith's poem what it's like to be a black girl (for those of you who aren't).
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