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Of aspirations yet realised: "my dreams, my works, must wait wait till after hell" by Gwendolyn Brooks

The works of Pulitzer Prize winning poet,

Gwendolyn Brooks

are rich in symbolic language-

which she employs with vigorous bounce.

Her poems provoke the reader to reconsider meanings… 264 more words

Inspiration

Monday Poem-Gwendolyn Brooks

The Bean Eaters

They eat beans mostly, this old yellow pair.
Dinner is a casual affair.
Plain chipware on a plain and creaking wood,
Tin flatware. 58 more words

Art

Featured Poem: SPEECH TO THE YOUNG SPEECH TO THE PROGRESS-TOWARD (AMONG THEM NORA AND HENRY III) By Gwendolyn Brooks

Gwendolyn Brooks, as you may know, is a Pulitzer Prize winning poet. She also served as the Illinois Poet Laureate from 1968 until her death in 2000. 116 more words

Poetry

First Person: Why I am a pro-life atheist

A new series in which contributors discuss what being pro-life means to them. Our first piece is by Robert Stagg, a PhD student in English at the University of Southampton. 972 more words