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Day 20 Woman of the Day: Pearl Cleage

Author and Playwright Pearl Cleage is Day 20 Woman of the Day.  A prolific writer of several books and plays including “What Looks Like Crazy on an Ordinary Day”, “Flying West” and more.   59 more words

African American Authors

Day 22 28 Days Later Campaign from The Brown Bookshelf: Lucille Clifton

Lucille Clifton, award winning poet and author of the acclaimed Everett Anderson series, is featured in Day 22 of the 28 Days Later Campaign from The Brown Bookshelf.   11 more words

Children's Literature


The world has lost a tuneless melody

the whisper on the wind

the bird who flies without sight

because she’s guided from within. 65 more words


Sympathy by Paul Laurence Dunbar

I know what the caged bird feels, alas!
When the sun is bright on the upland slopes;
When the wind stirs soft through the springing grass, 300 more words


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The sheer terror of hope has been dissected and repackaged as standard rhymes, experimental verse, and other poetic forms in order to rendition the reader blissfully numb. 82 more words

The secrets out!

So many of you trying to keep the secret.

The X-ray vision of life sees through your red dress,

Your eyes lashes our fake and your real hair line is a mess of bald patches in distress. 202 more words

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