Alice Walker

(9 February 1944 - / Eatonton Georgia)

I Will Keep Broken Things - Poem by Alice Walker

I will keep
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Comments about I Will Keep Broken Things by Alice Walker

  • Gold Star - 25,925 Points Kim Barney (5/1/2015 5:43:00 PM)

    Great poem. There are some things that just don't need to be fixed, and this poem is one of them. (Report) Reply

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  • Veteran Poet - 1,282 Points Nika Mcguin (5/1/2015 2:48:00 PM)

    Beautiful! Need anyone ever say more? (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 38,730 Points Gangadharan Nair Pulingat (5/1/2015 9:47:00 AM)

    A great poem with human feelings expressed in a peculiar style. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 4,867 Points John Richter (5/1/2015 7:15:00 AM)

    This poem is just intensely beautiful..... I have a new poet on my favorites list...... Though I know they lived more than a century apart - Alice reminds me so much of Phyllis Wheatley - another intensely great poet. Though their lives were steeped in such intense aggression, segregation, and just plain hatred, Phyllis never focused on that aspect of her life - she only focused on the beauty, the love in her heart, the things that were so dear to her. Nothing in this world has ever inspired me more than that. This poem by Alice seems to be in that same mindset, though I have many more of her poems to read...... I love this poem. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 406 Points Richard Blay (5/1/2015 4:58:00 AM)

    Some things are best left unfixed- emotions and all.
    Nice poem. Well done, Alice Walker (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 690 Points Jeannette Heywood (5/1/2015 4:32:00 AM)

    Lovely poem. Great idea about some things not needing to be 'fixed'. They may be beautiful as they are, perhaps more beautiful. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Apphia Grimonia (3/21/2012 9:10:00 PM)

    great poem you wrote here..i like.. (Report) Reply

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