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Windows of We

Living in the crowd
we are too much alone
intimidated by the noise
of too many machines
Reading people’s lips

in the boistrous bars
the fat roosters agawk… 52 more words

Poetry

Statue Of Poet Gwendolyn Brooks To Be Unveiled On Her Birthday

CHICAGO (CBS) — A statue of poet Gwendolyn Brooks will be formally unveiled Thursday at the South Side park named in her honor.

Brooks lived in Chicago nearly all her life. 39 more words

News

ON THIS DAY: June 7, 2018

June 7th is

Chocolate Ice Cream Day

National Moonshine Day *

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MORE! Beau Brummell, Virginia Apgar and Otto Dix, click 1,730 more words

History

June 7 in history

1099 –  The First Crusade: The Siege of Jerusalem began.

1420 – Troops of the Republic of Venice captured Udine, ending the independence of the  844 more words

History

In Memoriam: Fallen Soldiers, Lost Love

“The Sonnet-Ballad” by Gwendolyn Brooks

Oh mother, mother, where is happiness?
They took my lover’s tallness off to war,
Left me lamenting. Now I cannot guess… 93 more words

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Word Cloud: CONVERGENCE

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD

Writing a weekly column about poetry is sometimes frustrating. It’s a subject that so many people in my country find “irrelevant” to Modern Life. 2,245 more words

Poetry