From Black Feeling, Black Talk and Black Judgment in the 1960s to Bicycles in 2010, Giovanni's poetry has influenced literary figures from James Baldwin to Blackalicious, and touched millions of readers worldwide. Nikki Giovanni is a University Distinguished Professor at Virginia Tech. She has written and edited numerous books of poetry and works for children, including Quilting the Black-Eyed Pea, Black Feeling, Black Talk/Black Judgement, and The Collected Poetry of Nikki Giovanni.Her latest work is Make Me Rain: Poems & Prose. Quilting the Black-Eyed Pea In celebration of the Phoenix Mars Lander's 10th Anniversary on Mars, the Robinson Family Aerospace Mission features Nikki Giovanni's poem, Quilting the Black-Eyed Pea (We're Going to Mars) Quilting the Black-Eyed Pea (We're Going to Mars) By Nikki Giovanni We're going to Mars for the same reason Marco Polo rocketed to China… Quilting the Black-Eyed Pea is a tour de force from Nikki Giovanni, one of the most powerful voices in American poetry and African American literature today.
by Nikki Giovanni. 0 Ratings 0 Want to read; 0 Currently reading; 1 Have read; This edition was published in January 14, 2002 by William Morrow in New York, USA.