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Speak Water

4.75  ·  Rating details ·  4 Ratings  ·  1 Review
"Speak Water (2012) is an anthology of African American experiences in a lyrical format...Truly...our Things Fall Apart with a lyrical Chinua Achebe to act as guide. This new Chinua Achebe for African-America is Truth Thomas."

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"Truth Thomas offers powerful verses and insightful reveries, then relieves the ironic pain with reasoned succor--first-aid for the wou
Paperback, 77 pages
Published July 15th 2012 by Cherry Castle Publishing -
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Jul 27, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
This book won the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work in the Poetry Category - 2013
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TRUTH THOMAS is a singer-songwriter, poet, and editor born in Knoxville, Tennessee and raised in Washington, DC. He studied creative writing at Howard University and earned his MFA in poetry at New England College. His poetry collections include: "Party of Black," "A Day of Presence," "Bottle of Life" and "Speak Water," winner of the 2013 NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work in Poetry. ...more
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