Gwendolyn Brooks – Two Poems

June 6, 2014 — Leave a comment

 

Gwendolyn Brooks

Tomorrow, June 7, is the birthday of the poet Gwendolyn Brooks.  Here are two of my favorite poems of hers:

*** Tomorrow is also the birthday of Nikki Giovanni.
***Read her poem: The Funeral of Martin Luther King, Jr

Two extraordinary African-American women poets both born on the same day!!!

These poems are both found in

The Essential Gwendolyn Brooks

Hardback: Library of America, 2005
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