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Book details
  • Genre:POETRY
  • SubGenre:American / African American & Black
  • Language:English
  • Pages:52
  • Paperback ISBN:9798350959567

If I Only Knew the Unspoken Words

by Bertha Collins

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Overview
Part One (pages 1 to 30) is a variety of poems, rap-poetry, thoughts, reflections, and words of wisdom and encouragement presented from the Author's perspective and Part Two (pages 31 t0 52) subtitled: "From The Eyes of a Child: I Matter Too:" is presented by the Author from a child's eye. Included are lined pages so you can write your thought if one or two pop up while reading.
Description
Part One (pages 1 to 30) is a variety of poems, rap-poetry, thoughts, reflections, and words of wisdom and encouragement presented from the Author's perspective and Part Two (pages 31 t0 52) subtitled: "From The Eyes of a Child: I Matter Too:" is presented by the Author from a child's eye. Included are lined pages so you can write your thought if one or two pop up while reading.
About the author
Born in 1970 in a town called Brooklyn, New York. Grew up in a neighborhood called Bedford Stuyvesant, often referred to as "Bed-Stuy". Till the age of 13 spent most afterschool time going on community trips, and participating in local community events. Became Recording Secretary for Community Youth Organization of Bedford Stuyvesant. Moved to another area within Bed-Stuy and spent most of the remaining teenage years baby-sitting and staying in the house because of violence and drug dealing on the new Block.