Gwendolyn Brooks Quotes

Gwendolyn Brooks Quotes: The forties and fifties were years of high poet-incense; the language-flowers were thickly sweet. Those flowers whined and begged white folks to pick them, to find them lovable. Then the '60s: Independent fire!
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Gwendolyn Brooks Quote: Exhaust the little moment / Soon it dies.
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Quotes about Gwendolyn Brooks: at a certain moment in social proceedings, I am on FIRE to leave: I have a leaving-FIT.
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Quote about Gwendolyn Brooks: What shall I give my children? who are poor, / Who are adjudged the leastwise of the land ...
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Gwendolyn Brooks Sayings: My last defense / Is the present tense.
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Gwendolyn Brooks Saying: The civil rights situation is like a pregnancy. It will get worse, I believe, before it gets better. What the usual pregnancy comes to is a decent baby. That is what we all hope will be the end product of this stress. It is customary, at the end of a pregnancy, to have for your pains a decent baby.
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Sayings about Gwendolyn Brooks: Life for my child is simple, and is good.
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Saying about Gwendolyn Brooks: Very early in life I became fascinated with the wonders language can achieve. And I began playing with words.
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Gwendolyn Brooks Quotes: I like the concentration, the crush; I like working with language, as others like working with clay, or notes.
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Gwendolyn Brooks Quote: No man can give me any word but Wait ...
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Quotes about Gwendolyn Brooks: We don't ask a flower any special reason for its existence. We just look at it and are able to accept it as being something different from ourselves.
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