Shonell Bacon

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Sara Teasdale
“I make the most of all that comes and the least of all that goes.”
Sara Teasdale

Toni Morrison
“I think some aspects of writing can be taught. Obviously, you can't teach vision or talent. But you can help with comfort.”
Toni Morrison

Toni Morrison
“I'm not entangled in shaping my work according to other people's views of how I should have done it.”
Toni Morrison

Anne Sexton
“The beautiful feeling after writing a poem is on the whole better even than after sex, and that's saying a lot.”
Anne Sexton

Anne Sexton
“Put your ear down close to your soul and listen hard.”
Anne Sexton

The Importance of the WORD (Nonfiction)
1 chapters   —   updated Mar 29, 2010 04:34PM
Description: A musing sparked from a quote by Toni Morrison
5594 Mahogany Book Club — 386 members — last activity Jul 24, 2020 02:15PM
An African-American reading group. Please join our social book network. A community that connects readers with the authors they love.
5695 Books Published by Independent Publishers — 172 members — last activity Jun 19, 2017 10:11AM
This group is for people who enjoy reading books published by independent publishers, and anyone who enjoys reading good books. We are not limited to ...more
5237 Sisters Of Romance — 431 members — last activity Jul 24, 2020 09:33PM
The African-American Romance genre has expanded by leaps and bounds. This group invites writers, readers, and dreamers to share the love.
6854 Urban Christian Fiction — 57 members — last activity Nov 03, 2013 01:21PM
This group will discuss African American Christian Fiction.
248 Small and Independent Press Books — 441 members — last activity Nov 23, 2020 10:05AM
A group to discuss and recommend books published by the independent presses. Fiction and poetry only.
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