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The Essential Gwendolyn Brooks by Gwendolyn Brooks
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Dec 06, 2009

it was amazing
bookshelves: black-poetry

read for black poetry. love, love, love the selection. "the anniad" was clever and a dream for an english major. my favorite poem is, "love note/I: surely"
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Gwendolyn Brooks
“Surely--But I am very off from that.
From surely. From indeed. From the decent arrow
that was my clean naivete and my faith.
This morning, men deliver wounds and death.
They will deliver death and wounds tomorrow.
And I doubt all. You. Or a violet.”
Gwendolyn Brooks, The Essential Gwendolyn Brooks

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