clark bekederemo

softbutchhiccup  asked:

i am such a romantic, can you give me a list of black poets that were also huge romantics?(love, hope for the future and all that)

**African**
Wolé Soyrinka
John Pepper-Clark Bekederemo
Leopold Senghor
Kwesi Brew
George Awoonor-Williams
Okobule Wonodi
Christopher Okigbo
Ben Okri
Helen Oyeyemi

**African-American**

Anne Spencer, Alice Walker, Jean Toomer, Paul Dunbar, Claude Mckay, Maya Angelou, Nikki Giovanni, Gwendoline Brooks