Gwendolyn Brooks

(7 June 1917 – 3 December 2000 / Topeka, Kansas)

Poems of Gwendolyn Brooks

21. The Children of the Poor 1/17/2012
22. The Crazy Woman 1/1/2004
23. The Good Man 1/1/2004
24. The Independent Man 1/1/2004
25. The Life of Lincoln West 1/17/2012
26. The Lovers of the Poor 1/20/2003
27. The Mother 1/20/2003
28. the rites for Cousin Vit 1/17/2012
29. The Sermon on the Warpland 1/17/2012
30. the sonnet-ballad 1/20/2003
31. The Sundays of Satin-Legs Smith 1/17/2012
32. the vacant lot 1/17/2012
33. To Be In Love 1/1/2004
34. to the Diaspora 1/1/2004
35. truth 1/17/2012
36. We Real Cool 1/20/2003
37. when you have forgotten Sunday: the love story 1/17/2012
38. Young Afrikans 1/17/2012

Sadie and Maud

Maud went to college.
Sadie stayed home.
Sadie scraped life
With a fine toothed comb.

She didn't leave a tangle in
Her comb found every strand.
Sadie was one of the livingest chicks
In all the land.

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