Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Digging For Roots” as Want to Read:
Digging For Roots
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Digging For Roots

0.0  ·  Rating Details ·  0 Ratings  ·  0 Reviews
Kiana Davis expresses a poignant and impassioned voice that is a composite of those Black female poets that have defined this and previous generations, those such as Nikki Giovanni, Maya Angelou and Ntozake Shange. These poets pushed the envelope, expanded the discourse, and so elegantly described the underbelly of the Black Experience, as well as its beauty. Davis takes ...more
Paperback, 78 pages
Published 2013 by Third Place Books
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Digging For Roots, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Digging For Roots

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-9)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
May 31, 2014 Atiya rated it it was amazing

In Digging for roots, author Kiana Davis takes us into the inner most corridors of her experience as a Black girl/ woman in American Society. Kiana makes a great effort to connect with the reader. She exceeded my expectation by being able to assign words to situations and circumstances that are full of intricacies.

Digging for roots exhibits both fervor and audacity. Kiana’s poetry speaks to the necessity of personal growth and reflection. Davis’ experience documented in Digging for roots is one
Melissa Woods
Melissa Woods rated it it was amazing
Jan 11, 2014
Shauna rated it it was amazing
Feb 12, 2014
Rachel rated it it was amazing
Apr 04, 2015
Jennifer Wooten
Jennifer Wooten rated it it was amazing
Sep 13, 2014
Feb 26, 2014 Kiana added it  ·  (Review from the author)
Youngflamesdaking marked it as to-read
Oct 25, 2014
Molly marked it as to-read
Dec 08, 2015
Nichole marked it as to-read
Apr 26, 2016
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »

Share This Book

“I write poetry to heal pieces of me
time as missed.”
“When their voices didn't reach my ears,
I rebelled against my own skin
too young to realize that without their
stories I would starve.”
More quotes…