A Rock Against the Wind by Lindsay Patterson
African-American Poems and Letters of Love and Passion

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Spanning generations, from the words of Langston Hughes to Maya Angelou, this powerful collection of more than 100 African-American love poems and letters speaks to black men and women about romance, seduction, pride, lost love, memories, and lessons learned. Contributors include Rita Dove, Nikki Giovanni, Sonia Sanchez, Alice Walker, Ntozake Shange, and many others.

About Lindsay Patterson

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Patterson is Professor of Educational Policy at the Moray House Institute of Education
Published February 1, 1996 by Perigee Trade. 194 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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