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Tatiana M.R. Johnson’s first collection of poems is a love letter to black girls everywhere. “for the love of black girls” makes visible the pain and magic that is growing up a black girl in America by recalling her own coming-of-age story and chanting that black women are present, lovable and anything but invisible.
Paperback, 50 pages
Published July 6th 2017 by Independently published
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annika
Dec 01, 2018 rated it really liked it
my favorite poems were:
- to my 13-year-old self at her purity ball
- high risk heterosexual behavior
- holy women
- there was a black woman once
- origin story of surviving
Autumn Aurelia
May 10, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Magical. Moving. Empowering.

Standout poems for me were:
add half & half for sweetness
to my 13-year-old self at her purity ball
holy women
origin story of surviving
and
psalm for black girls
Luna Valentine
Nov 25, 2018 rated it it was amazing
this was outstanding. i actually enjoyed this collection and understood which seems to be rare these days.
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