HomeGroupsTalkZeitgeist
Hide this

Results from Google Books

Click on a thumbnail to go to Google Books.

Black Out Loud by Arnold Adoff
Loading...

Black Out Loud

by Arnold Adoff

MembersReviewsPopularityAverage ratingConversations
181561,019 (2)None

None.

None
Loading...

Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you'll like this book.

No current Talk conversations about this book.

Black All Day
Color - This poem is saying be proud of the color of your skin.
The Alarm Clock - The alarm reminded her of a time she went to the store and was told blacks are not served there. She says why be so eager to wake up to face this problem again.
Image - He is not worried about the bad things people are saying because it comes right back to them. Karma.

I Am A Poet
My Poem - After all these bad things, the revolution for blacks to get better will continue. Nothing can stop them. She is scared to talk to anybody, for they might be a traitor. It will get better if you participate or not.

Perhaps You Will Remember
My Ace of Spades - The blacks are excited and accepting Malcolm X's words but these same words are scaring the whites.
Malcolm - Malcolm X made her realize what was going on but it seems his vision has blurred.

Right On: White America
Children's Rhymes - America is based on lies that white people are okay with but black people are upset. They know they have limitations.

But Here I am
Blues - Blues is anything that gives you worry.
Man I Thought You was Talking Another Language that Day - This Spanish man wasn't born here but is facing the same prejudice as blacks.

You Are Loved, Awake or Dreaming
Frightened Flower - After a night of enjoyment, he is scared to walk the streets because of the prejudice.
Crawl into Bed - She has to pretend to be dead so the whites won't bother them.

I did not like these poems too much. ( )
  ArielDean | Jan 24, 2013 |
no reviews | add a review
You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data.
For more help see the Common Knowledge help page.
Series (with order)
Canonical title
Original title
Alternative titles
Original publication date
People/Characters
Important places
Important events
Related movies
Awards and honors
Epigraph
Dedication
First words
Quotations
Last words
Disambiguation notice
Publisher's editors
Blurbers
Publisher series
Original language

References to this work on external resources.

Wikipedia in English

None

Book description
Haiku summary

No descriptions found.

No library descriptions found.

Quick Links

Swap Ebooks Audio
1 wanted1 pay

Popular covers

Rating

Average: (2)
0.5
1
1.5
2 1
2.5
3
3.5
4
4.5
5

Is this you?

Become a LibraryThing Author.

 

About | Contact | Privacy/Terms | Help/FAQs | Blog | Store | APIs | TinyCat | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | Common Knowledge | 119,391,594 books! | Top bar: Always visible