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for colored girls who have considered suicide when the rainbow is enuf: Ntozake Shange (12+13+14)


  • Whitney Humanities Center Theater 53 Wall Street New Haven, CT, 06511 United States (map)
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somebody/ anybody
sing a black girl's song
bring her out
to know herself
to know you
but sing her rhythms
carin/ struggle/ hard times
sing her song of life
she's been dead so long
closed in silence so long
she doesn't know the sound
of her own voice
her infinite beauty
she's half-notes scattered
without rhythm/ no tune
sing her sighs
sing the song of her possibilities
sing a righteous gospel
let her be born
let her be born
& handled warmly
Earlier Event: November 12
Yale Schola Cantorum: Shout Joy and Praise
Later Event: November 12
Space Carnival + Broccoli Samurai