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Rhythm, Poetry & Busta Rhymes

“One fish, two fish, red fish, blue fish.” Anybody can appreciate this simple sentence by Dr. Suess, because everybody knows that it rhymes. Rhymes are naturally appealing to speak and read; they flow nicely off the tongue, are easy to remember, and they’re just fun. 1,672 more words

Culture

“Be careful what you swallow. Chew!”
Gwendolyn Brooks

African American Quotes

“Be careful what you swallow. Chew!”
Gwendolyn Brooks

African American Quotes

We Real Cool

We real cool. We

Left school. We

Lurk late. We

Strike straight. We

Sing sin. We 

Thin gin. We

Jazz June. We

Die soon.

-Gwendolyn Brooks

Book Blog

Exhaust the Little Moment by Anna Quindlen

Exhaust the Little Moment

I was 19 years old when I was told that my mother had ovarian cancer and was not going to live much longer. 827 more words

Poetry

Voice (27)

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… 109 more words

Poetry