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Poem ‘Choices’ by Nikki Giovanni – My interpretation

June 9, 2007

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The poem ‘Choices’ by Nikki Giovanni is very beautifully written. The overall impact of the poem is that of reconciliation to whatever life offers. It seems there is only one choice and that is accepting one’s fate. But at the end of the poem there is a note of defiance in the cry of a […]

Nikki Giovanni

June 7, 2007

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Nikki Giovanni,an African-American poet & civil rights promoter, was born on this day, that is, June 7 in the year 1943. she was a student of the all-black Fisk University. Later she was actively involved in the Black Arts movement under which African-American intellectuals wrote radical poetry aimed at creating awareness for the rights of […]