Literary Sketches

Revolutionary Dreams

June 29, 2005


Revolutionary Dreams
by Nikki Giovanni

I used to dream militant dreams
of taking over america to show
these white folks
how it should be done

I used to dream radical dreams
of blowing everyone away
with my perceptive powers
of correct analysis

I even used to think I’d be the one
to stop the riot and
negotiate the peace

then I awoke and dug
that if I dreamed natural
dreams of being a natural
woman doing what a woman
does when she’s natural
I would have a revolution.

What are your dreams?

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  • Reply Catherine June 30, 2005 at 12:05 am

    Pretty. ^^ Hmm… I don’t actually know what my dreams are – at least not coherently at the moment… Sad. ^^;;

  • Reply Amanda June 30, 2005 at 3:39 am

    I have reoccuring dreams so i am of no help. and this layout is hot.

  • Reply Cezanne June 30, 2005 at 1:13 pm

    very moving…
    well, 1 of my dreams is to travel in Greece and Italy with my boyfriend after we graduate from university.

  • Reply Rebecca June 30, 2005 at 11:20 pm

    is that a guy in the layout… cuz sometimes with j-whatevers, it’s hard to tell………

    my dreams are to live a happy life… maybe move to hawaii or some place tropical πŸ˜€


    haha okay yeah.

  • Reply wendy July 1, 2005 at 4:39 am

    ooh its the layout you showed me a preview of! very nice saffe.. love it =)

  • Reply Karen July 1, 2005 at 11:04 am

    oo the new layout is cool =)

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