The Blacker the Berry (Hardcover)
We are color struck The way an artist strikesHis canvas with his brush of many hues
Look closely at these mirrorsthese palettes of skinEach color is richin its own right
Black is dazzling and distinctive, like toasted wheat berry bread; snowberries in the fall; rich, red cranberries; and the bronzed last leaves of summer. In this lyrical and luminous collection, Coretta Scott King honorees Joyce Carol Thomas and Floyd Cooper celebrate these many shades of black beautifully.