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Digging For Roots
by Kiana Davis (Goodreads Author)
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
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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 ...more