Gwendolyn Brooks

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

The Crazy Woman


I shall not sing a May song.
A May song should be gay.
I'll wait until November
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  • Freshman - 1,587 Points John Richter (1/7/2015 12:52:00 PM)

    This is a very fun poem, though my heart saddens for the author - everyone should sing in May! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Tanny Quin (7/8/2008 12:35:00 PM)

    Yep I can sing that way! ! ! ! How fun I should not sing in May but pretty soon!
    youv'e got rythm Phebe (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Jillxx . (7/2/2005 12:13:00 AM)

    haha i really like this poem. it's kind of funny, but it makes sense to me. it really hits me because it's how i feel sometimes. i'm all about the sad songs/poems, and know what it's like to have others think you're crazy because they expect you to snap out of the sadness, and just be happy. good stuff! (Report) Reply

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