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Cotton Candy on a Rainy Day CD

Cotton Candy on a Rainy Day CD

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"This item is part of the Folkways (archives. The original liner notes from the LP are included."

Rarely does the truth seem so comforting as when Giovanni shares her candid observations about the struggles of the African-American woman in the 1970s. In this collection of poems, the poet’s human flaws are endearing, her sadness is enlightening and her loneliness speaks for an entire community.


101 Cotton Candy on a Rainy Day Nikki Giovanni 1:52
102 Introspection Nikki Giovanni 1:46
103 Forced Retirement Nikki Giovanni 1:45
104 The New Yorkers Nikki Giovanni 2:48
105 Crutches Nikki Giovanni 1:14
106 Boxes Nikki Giovanni 0:48
107 Poem Nikki Giovanni 1:40
108 A Poem Off Center Nikki Giovanni 1:10
109 The Winter Storm Nikki Giovanni 2:29
110 Age Nikki Giovanni 2:13
111 Because Nikki Giovanni 0:19
112 Their Fathers Nikki Giovanni 2:42
113 Life Cycles Nikki Giovanni 0:55
114 Adulthood II Nikki Giovanni 1:01
115 Habits Nikki Giovanni 1:25
116 Fascination Nikki Giovanni 1:18
117 Gus Nikki Giovanni 2:39
118 Choices Nikki Giovanni 0:37
201 Photography Nikki Giovanni 0:45
202 The Beep Beep Poem Nikki Giovanni 1:13
203 A Poem for Ed and Archie Nikki Giovanni 0:55
204 Woman Nikki Giovanni 0:33
205 Space Nikki Giovanni 0:55
206 Poem (for EMA) Nikki Giovanni 0:54
207 The Rose Bush Nikki Giovanni 0:37
208 Patience Nikki Giovanni 0:33
209 Make Up Nikki Giovanni 1:03
210 Winter Nikki Giovanni 0:23
211 You are There Nikki Giovanni 0:54
212 A Statement on Conservation Nikki Giovanni 0:48
213 Turning(I Need a Better Title) Nikki Giovanni 0:56
214 A Response Nikki Giovanni 0:14
215 A Poem of Friendship Nikki Giovanni 0:24
216 Being and Nothingness Nikki Giovanni 0:26
217 The Moon Shines Down Nikki Giovanni 0:40
218 That Day Nikki Giovanni 0:53


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