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Gwendolyn Brooks Quotes | Quotes by Gwendolyn Brooks

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Quote Left Sadie was one of the livingest chits In all the land. Quote Right
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Quote Left After the baths and bowel-work, he was dead. Quote Right
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Quote Left I've stayed in the front yard all my life. I want a peek at the back... Quote Right
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Quote Left Maud went to college. Sadie stayed at home. Sadie scraped life With a fine-tooth comb. Quote Right
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Quote Left He was born in Alabama. He was bred in Illinois. He was nothing but a Plain black boy. Quote Right
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Quote Left Poetry is life distilled. Quote Right
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Quote Left ... is merry glory. Is saltatory. Yet he grips his right of twisting free. Quote Right
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Quote Left ... Live!/and have your blooming in the noise of the whirlwind. Quote Right
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Quote Left Each body has its art... Quote Right
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Quote Left To be in love Is to touch with a lighter hand. In yourself you stretch, you are well. Quote Right
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Quote Left You are the beautiful half Of a golden hurt. Quote Right
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Quote Left God's Son went home. Among us it is whispered He cried the tears of men. Feeling, in fact, We have no need of peace. Quote Right
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Quote Left We Sing sin. We Thin gin. We Jazz June. We Die soon. Quote Right
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Quote Left Each body has its art, its precious prescribed Pose, that even in passion's droll contortions, waltzes,... Quote Right
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Quote Left With the narcotic milk of peace for men Who find Thy beautiful center ... Quote Right
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Quote Left I swear to keep the dead upon my mind,/Disdain for all time to be overglad./Among spring flowers, under summer trees./By chilling autumn water... Quote Right
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Quote Left For I am rightful fellow of their band. My best allegiances are to the dead. Quote Right
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Quote Left A cry of bitter dead men who will never Attend a gentle maker of musical joy. Quote Right
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Quote Left A dryness is upon the house My father loved and tended. Quote Right
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Quote Left Prepare to meet (sisters, brothers) the brash and terrible weather; the pains; the bruising; the collapse of bestials, idols. Quote Right
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Quote Left Forgotten and stinking they stick in the can. And the vase breath's better and all, and all.... Quote Right
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Quote Left Hoping that, when the devil days of my hurt Drag out to their last dregs and I resume... Quote Right
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Quote Left Cold an old predicament of the breath: Adroit, the shapely prefaces complete, Accept the university of death. Quote Right
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Quote Left He who was Goodness, Gentleness, And Dignity is free, Translates to public Love Old private charity. Quote Right
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Quote Left By the time he had hurt his fourth white man Rudolph Reed was dead.... Quote Right
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