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“kitchenette building” by gwendolyn brooks

We are things of dry hours and the involuntary plan,
Grayed in, and gray. “Dream” makes a giddy sound, not strong… 107 more words

Poems By Others - Gwendolyn Brooks

kitchenette building

BY GWENDOLYN BROOKS 1917–2000

We are things of dry hours and the involuntary plan,
Grayed in, and gray. “Dream” makes a giddy sound, not strong… 105 more words

Poetry

The Poet’s Guide to Looking Back

It’s been far too long since my last post! I know how vital regular posting is to the life of a blog. But sometimes life intervenes and the first thing to be set aside (unfortunately) is the blog. 1,180 more words
Literature

Gwendolyn Brooks Open Mic Awards | The Semi-Finalists | Andy Karol Poetry

This made my day to receive notice that I had been selected as a semi-finalist in the Gwendolyn Brooks Open Mic Awards. I attended the competition last year to support a couple of poets I knew who were competing and looked forward to trying to secure a spot in the show for this year—and I did! 120 more words

Monthly Meter: June

fellowship/publication submissions: 5

fellowship/publication acceptances: 2

fellowship/publication rejections: 2

books: Black Mamba Boy – Nadifa Mohammed

Secret Shame: My b-girl alter ego.

Mantra of the Moment: “Graves grow no green that you can use.  18 more words

Poetry