take my family with me.
Sometimes I go alone. I have found an Old Willa in the park. I don’t call her Old Willa, I call her Nuba.
But I talk to her and she listens:
Momma was right.
The tree of love gives shade to all.
Goss is the official storyteller of the city
She and her husband, Clay, are coauthors
of The Baby Leopard, It’s Kwanzaa Time, and
an upcoming anthology on African American
She is the author of the Talk That
Tree of Love” is homage to her family, her
granddaddy’s stories, and the great tree that
once stood in the backyard of her Tennessee