Like the Singing Coming off the Drums is a dazzling exploration of the intimate and public landscapes of passion from one of our master poets. In haiku, tanka, and sensual blues, Sonia Sanchez writes of the many forms love takes: burning, dreamy, disappointed, vulnerable. With words that revel and reveal, she shares love's painful beauty.
Praise for Sonia Sanchez:
"Sonia Sanchez is a lion in literature's forest." -Maya Angelou
"With an unblinking and critical poet's eye, Sonia Sanchez has been setting her readers straight, telling the 'terrible beauty,' and reflecting images in ways that simultaneously solicit tears and laughter." -Juanita Johnson-Bailey, Ms.
"[Sanchez] looks deeply into that most dangerous of places--the heart." -Quarterly Black Review
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Like the Singing Coming off the Drums by Sonia Sanchez