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Author: SANCHEZ, SONIA
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Sanchez, Sonia    Poet's Biography
102 poems available by this author


A LOVE POEM WRITTEN FOR STERLING BROWN    Poem Text    
First Line: I'm gonna get me some mummy tape for your love
Subject(s): Love


A POEM FOR ELLA FITZGERALD    Poem Text    
First Line: When she came on the stage, this ella
Subject(s): Love


A POEM FOR MY FATHER    Poem Text    
First Line: How sad it must be / to love so many women
Subject(s): Fathers & Daughters


A POEM FOR MY FATHER (96 YEARS OLD ON FEB. 29, 2000)    Poem Text    
First Line: With exact wings
Subject(s): Fathers; Childhood Memories


A POEM FOR STERLING BROWN    Poem Text    
First Line: What song shall I sing you
Subject(s): Brown, Sterling (1901-1989)


A PRAISE POEM FOR NINA SIMONE    Poem Text    
First Line: How to honor a woman
Subject(s): Simone, Nina (B. 1933)


A SONG FOR SWEET HONEY IN THE ROCK    Poem Text    
First Line: See me through / your own eyes
Subject(s): Love


A/COLTRANE/POEM       
First Line: My favorite things
Subject(s): Coltrane, John (1926-1967); Jazz; Music & Musicians


AN ANTHEM    Poem Text    
First Line: Our vision is our voice
Subject(s): Ethnic Groups - United States; Minorities - United States; U.s. - Race Relations


BALLAD    Poem Text    
First Line: Forgive me if I laugh
Subject(s): Love - Nature Of; Youth


BLUES    Poem Text    
First Line: I love a twenty yr old weekends


BLUES (FOR DEB)    Poem Text    
First Line: Even though you came in december be my january man
Subject(s): Love


BLUES HAIKU    Poem Text    
First Line: His face like chisled
Last Line: Around rubber asses
Subject(s): Love


BLUES HAIKU    Poem Text    
First Line: You too slippery
Last Line: Hard not enough nights
Subject(s): Love Complaints


BLUES HAIKU    Poem Text    
First Line: What I need is traveling
Last Line: You swimming upstream
Subject(s): Love


BLUES HAIKU    Poem Text    
First Line: Let me be yo wil
Last Line: Blowing you all day
Subject(s): Love Erotic


BLUES HAIKU    Poem Text    
First Line: Am I yo philly
Last Line: To my house, you docked
Subject(s): Love


BLUES HAIKU    Poem Text    
First Line: This is not a fire
Last Line: Each time I see ya
Subject(s): Passion


BLUES HAIKU    Poem Text    
First Line: Legs wrapped around you
Last Line: This is not a rerun
Subject(s): Love


BLUES HAIKU    Poem Text    
First Line: Is there a fo rent
Last Line: Territorial rights here
Subject(s): Love Nature Of


BLUES HAIKU    Poem Text    
First Line: My face is a scarred
Last Line: Comings and goings
Subject(s): Love Complaints


BLUES MAGIC    Poem Text    
First Line: Magic / my man
Last Line: Me breathe
Subject(s): Love Erotic


DANCING    Poem Text    
First Line: I dreamt I was tangoing with
Subject(s): Love


DEPRESSION    Poem Text    
First Line: I have gone into my eyes
Subject(s): Depression. Mental


ELEGY (FOR 'MOVE' AND PHILADELPHIA)    Poem Text    
First Line: Philadelphia / a disguised southern city
Subject(s): Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Social Protest


FOR OUR LADY    Poem Text    
First Line: Yeh. / billie. If someone
Subject(s): Women


FOR UNBORN MALCOLMS    Poem Text    
First Line: Git the word out
Last Line: A stone/ cold/ death / yeah
Subject(s): African Americans; Malcolm X (Malcolm Little) (1925-1965); Negroes; American Blacks


HAIKU    Poem Text    
First Line: You ask me to run
Last Line: I am holding your pulse


HAIKU    Poem Text    
First Line: Let every breast dance
Last Line: I raise my glass
Subject(s): Rain


HAIKU    Poem Text    
First Line: I count the morning
Last Line: Riverdark with sound
Subject(s): Stars


HAIKU    Poem Text    
First Line: I come from the same
Last Line: Nobody speaks in tongues
Subject(s): Self


HAIKU    Poem Text    
First Line: I have caught fire from
Last Line: Swallow the ocean
Subject(s): Love Erotic


HAIKU    Poem Text    
First Line: I turn westward in
Last Line: Will cross yours in passing
Subject(s): Conduct Of Life


HAIKU    Poem Text    
First Line: Hunger comes on morning
Last Line: Wide is the river
Subject(s): Hunger


HAIKU    Poem Text    
First Line: Come windless invader
Last Line: Stars a poem of blood
Subject(s): Self


HAIKU    Poem Text    
First Line: What is done is done
Last Line: You like a dark river
Subject(s): Relationships


HAIKU    Poem Text    
First Line: I am watersnake
Last Line: Hear me turn in blood
Subject(s): Love


HAIKU    Poem Text    
First Line: Mixed with day and sun
Last Line: You like a dark river
Subject(s): Love


HAIKU    Poem Text    
First Line: How fast is the wind
Last Line: To become slow?
Subject(s): Conduct Of Life


HAIKU    Poem Text    
First Line: C'mon man hold me
Last Line: From behind your eyes
Subject(s): Love


HAIKU    Poem Text    
First Line: How still the morning sea
Last Line: Anointing the day
Subject(s): Sea; Silence


HAIKU    Poem Text    
First Line: I am who I am
Last Line: Above two knees
Subject(s): Self


HAIKU    Poem Text    
First Line: In a season of
Last Line: Unapologetic
Subject(s): Betrayal


HAIKU    Poem Text    
First Line: I am you loving
Last Line: Thisd noontime butterfly
Subject(s): Shadows; Love; Butterflies


HAIKU    Poem Text    
First Line: Derelict with eyes
Last Line: Carnival of waves
Subject(s): Self


HAIKU    Poem Text    
First Line: The I in you the
Last Line: One drop of semen
Subject(s): Love Erotic


HAIKU    Poem Text    
First Line: I taste your sweet salt come
Last Line: Of bedtime fairy tales
Subject(s): Love


HAIKU    Poem Text    
First Line: My teeth can write your
Last Line: Your sound graffiti-like
Subject(s): Teeth; Love


HAIKU    Poem Text    
First Line: I have carved your face
Last Line: In my off-key voice
Subject(s): Love


HAIKU    Poem Text    
First Line: I am a small piece
Last Line: Like a leper
Subject(s): Self


HAIKU    Poem Text    
First Line: To be lifted in
Last Line: Remembering the fire
Subject(s): Fire


HAIKU    Poem Text    
First Line: It was nothing big
Last Line: Lotion on my back
Subject(s): Love Absence Of


HAIKU    Poem Text    
First Line: Do you want ashes
Last Line: Other faces will come
Subject(s): Jealousy


HAIKU    Poem Text    
First Line: You are rock garden
Last Line: In exile from touch
Subject(s): Love Nature Of


HAIKU    Poem Text    
First Line: Your voice unwrapping
Last Line: Contagious as shrines
Subject(s): Robeson, Paul (1898-1976)


HAIKU    Poem Text    
First Line: Was it yesterday
Last Line: Made it blossom black?
Subject(s): African Americans; Love


HAIKU    Poem Text    
First Line: My bones migrate in
Last Line: They strean white ashes
Subject(s): Bones


HAIKU (FOR BILL AND CAMILLE COSBY)    Poem Text    
First Line: My bones hang to
Last Line: Shake loose my skin
Subject(s): Love


HAIKU (FOR JOANNE)    Poem Text    
First Line: Sweet woman dancing
Last Line: I see your riverbound legs
Subject(s): Dancing & Dancers


HAIKU (FOR JOE BARRY)    Poem Text    
First Line: When I imagine
Last Line: Flowing with eyes
Subject(s): Love; Rivers


HAIKU (FOR NNEKA AND QUENTIN)    Poem Text    
First Line: I listen to this blood
Last Line: I grow with laughter
Subject(s): Love


HAIKU (FOR QUEEN MOTHER MOORE)    Poem Text    
First Line: They smell like rust
Last Line: Obscure men in heat
Subject(s): Passion


HAIKU (FOR YOU)    Poem Text    
First Line: Love between us is
Subject(s): Love


HAIKU (QUESTION FROM A YOUNG SISTER)    Poem Text    
First Line: What's wrong with being
Subject(s): Love


I HAVE WALKED A LONG TIME    Poem Text    
Last Line: You, man, will you remember and cry?
Subject(s): Conduct Of Life; Mortality; Mourning


LOVE POEM (FOR TUPAC)    Poem Text    
First Line: We smell the / wounds hear the
Subject(s): Love


MALCOLM    Poem Text    
First Line: Do not speak to me of martyrdom
Subject(s): African Americans; Malcolm X (Malcolm Little) (1925-1965); Negroes; American Blacks


MEMORIAL: 1. THE SUPREMES-CIZ THEY DEAD    Poem Text    
First Line: The supremes done gone
Subject(s): African Americans - Song And Music; African Americans - Women; Supremes, The (Singing Group)


ON THE OCCASION OF ESSENCE'S TWENTY-FIFTH ANNIVERSARY    Poem Text    
First Line: I give you my hand in a moment of
Subject(s): Essence (Periodical)


PERSONAL LETTER NO. 3    Poem Text    
First Line: Nothing will keep
Subject(s): African Americans; Negroes; American Blacks


PHILADELPHIA: SPRING, 1985    Poem Text    
First Line: To see those eyes
Subject(s): Social Protest


POEM    Poem Text    
First Line: Good morning, sex. How do you do
Last Line: But when it is
Subject(s): Sex


POEM    Poem Text    
First Line: I am dreaming
Last Line: For today it is enough
Subject(s): Dreams


POEM #10    Poem Text    
First Line: You keep saying you were always there
Subject(s): Love


POEM #3    Poem Text    
First Line: I gather up / each sound
Subject(s): Love


POEM #8    Poem Text    
First Line: I've been a woman
Subject(s): Women


POEM AT THIRTY    Poem Text    
First Line: It is midnight
Last Line: Of the night.
Subject(s): African Americans - Women


POEM FOR CORNEL WEST       
First Line: Aaayeee babo aaaayeee babo
Subject(s): Love


PRESENT    Poem Text    
First Line: This woman vomiting her
Subject(s): Ethnic Groups - United States; Minorities - United States; U.s. - Race Relations


REFLECTIONS AFTER THE JUNE 12TH MARCH FOR DISARMAMENT    Poem Text    
First Line: I have come to you tonite out of the depths
Subject(s): African Americans; Disarmament; Negroes; American Blacks


REMEMBERING AND HONORING TONI CADE BAMBARA    Poem Text    
First Line: How to respond to the genius
Last Line: Read everything? Saw everything?
Subject(s): Bambara, Toni Cade (1939-1995); African Americans Women; Social Protest; Writing & Writers


RIGHT ON: WHITE AMERICA       
First Line: This country might have
Last Line: Gun/shells on our blk/tomorrows.
Subject(s): Racism; United States; Racial Prejudice; Bigotry; America


SHORT POEM    Poem Text    
First Line: Quite often without
Subject(s): Love


SONG    Poem Text    
First Line: I cannot stay home
Subject(s): Love


SONG NO. 2    Poem Text    
First Line: I say. All you young girls waiting to live
Subject(s): Literary Form


SONG NO. 3    Poem Text    
First Line: Cain't nobody tell me any different
Subject(s): Ethnic Groups - United States; Literary Form; Minorities - United States; U.s. - Race Relations


SONKU    Poem Text    
First Line: To worship


SONKU    Poem Text    
First Line: I feel your
Last Line: Maculate tongue
Subject(s): Love Erotic


SONKU    Poem Text    
First Line: I hear the
Last Line: Over my breasts
Subject(s): Love Erotic


SONKU    Poem Text    
First Line: What I want
Last Line: Hey! Hey!
Subject(s): Relationships


SONKU    Poem Text    
First Line: To worship
Last Line: Become bone
Subject(s): Love


SONKU (FOR NNEKA AND QUINCY)    Poem Text    
First Line: Love comes with
Last Line: The edge of / my fingers
Subject(s): Love Nature Of


SUMMER WORDS FOR A SISTER ADDICT    Poem Text    
First Line: The first day I shot dope
Last Line: And we all sing
Subject(s): African Americans Women; Drugs & Drug Abuse


TANKA    Poem Text    
First Line: To surround yourself with
Last Line: And dsisolves in purple
Subject(s): Love Complaints


TANKA    Poem Text    
First Line: I thought about you
Last Line: Frantic fugue about no you
Subject(s): Love Absense Of


TANKA    Poem Text    
First Line: Men who watch in the
Last Line: She without friend or lover
Subject(s): Love Absence Of


TANKA    Poem Text    
First Line: This man has sucked too
Last Line: Navigate a blackwomansail
Subject(s): African Americans Women; Love Complaints


TANKA    Poem Text    
First Line: C'mon man ride me
Last Line: Us to be a call to prayer
Subject(s): Love Erotic


TANKA    Poem Text    
First Line: Woman without heat
Last Line: Dreams of secreting milk
Subject(s): Women; Sex


TO ANITA    Poem Text    
First Line: High/yellow/black/girl
Subject(s): African Americans - Women


TO P.J. (2 YRS OLD WHO SED WRITE A POEM FOR ME IN PORTLAND, OREGON)    Poem Text    
First Line: If I cud ever write a
Subject(s): African Americans; Poetry & Poets; Negroes; American Blacks


UNDER A SOPRANO SKY    Poem Text    
First Line: Once I lived on pillars in a green house
Subject(s): Women; Conduct Of Life