Nikki Giovanni

By: Jordan Colbert

Born: June 7, 1943. She went to school at Columbia University, Fisk university, University Of Pennsylvania. Nikki had wrote Cotton Candy On A Rainy Day, The Sun Is So Quiet, My House. Yolanda Cornelia "Nikki" Giovanni is world famous poet. Over 30 years she was writing poems. One of the most wide american poets. Giovanni remains determined to fight for civil writes.

Cotton Candy On A Rainy Day is a narrative poem. there is one type of similes in the title, Cotton Candy On A Rainy Day. Candy and Rainy rhyme. the example of sound devices is rhyme. She uses similes in her poems. she uses sensory language and the kind she uses appeal to sight and appeal to touch.

Did you know???

After graduating with honors from Fisk University in 1967, she returned to Cincinnati and established the city's first Black Arts Festiva.

By the mid-1970s, Giovanni had established herself as one of the leading poetic voices. She won a number of awards including Woman of the Year from Ladies Home Journal in 1973.

My favorite poem is Cotton Candy On A Rainy Day because I like the name of the poem. i like it because it puts a picture in my mind. That cotton candy on a rainy day is sounds like you are eating cotton candy and its a rainy day.

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