Every Watering Word – Tanya Manning-Yarde
Her poetry is meaningful and full of powerful imagery.
Shake Loose My Skin – Sonia Sanchez
I just love the heft of her words, especially in “Wounded in the House of a Friend”! She’s a master!
Ego Tripping – Nikki Giovanni
This book has some of my favorite poems of all time, such as “”ego tripping”” and “”nikki rosa””.”
Selected Poems – Gwendolyn Brooks
She is a literary master!
bone – Yrsa Daley-Ward
She has a powerful clear voice with imagery that rocks you to your core.
Carla Cherry is an English teacher and poet who has published four books of poetry through Wasteland Press: Gnat Feathers and Butterfly Wings, Thirty Dollars and a Bowl of Soup, Honeysuckle Me, and These Pearls Are Real. My poetry has also appeared in various publications such as Random Sample Review and MemoryHouse Magazine.