Gwendolyn Brooks

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

Gwendolyn Brooks Poems

1. Tommy 6/19/2015
2. Mayor Harold Washington 1/17/2012
3. The Life Of Lincoln West 1/17/2012
4. The Sermon On The Warpland 1/17/2012
5. Of De Witt Williams On His Way To Lincoln Cemetery 1/17/2012
6. Jessie Mitchell’s Mother 1/17/2012
7. The Children Of The Poor 1/17/2012
8. The Blackstone Rangers 1/17/2012
9. A Penitent Considers Another Coming Of Mary 1/17/2012
10. One Wants A Teller In A Time Like This 4/20/2012
11. The Sundays Of Satin-Legs Smith 1/17/2012
12. Riot 1/17/2012
13. Of Robert Frost 1/17/2012
14. The Rites For Cousin Vit 1/17/2012
15. Young Afrikans 1/17/2012
16. The Vacant Lot 1/17/2012
17. Boy Breaking Glass 1/17/2012
18. Primer For Blacks 1/17/2012
19. A Song In The Front Yard 1/17/2012
20. When You Have Forgotten Sunday: The Love Story 1/17/2012
21. Truth 1/17/2012
22. Garbageman: The Man With The Orderly Mind 1/1/2004
23. Kitchenette Building 1/1/2004
24. The Independent Man 1/1/2004
25. The Lovers Of The Poor 1/20/2003
26. The Sonnet-Ballad 1/20/2003
27. The Ballad Of Rudolph Reed 1/1/2004
28. The Good Man 1/1/2004
29. To The Diaspora 1/1/2004
30. Speech To The Young : Speech To The Progress-Toward 1/1/2004
31. The Bean Eaters 1/20/2003
32. A Bronzeville Mother Loiters In Mississippi. Meanwhile, A Mississippi Mother Burns Bacon 1/1/2004
33. A Sunset Of The City 1/1/2004
34. My Dreams, My Works, Must Wait Till After Hell 1/1/2004
35. Sadie And Maud 1/1/2004
36. The Crazy Woman 1/1/2004
37. To Be In Love 1/1/2004
38. The Mother 1/20/2003
39. We Real Cool 1/20/2003

Comments about Gwendolyn Brooks

  • Tom Putin (9/15/2014 10:43:00 AM)

    My Swag Levels are off the charts how did I get here

    50 person liked.
    78 person did not like.
  • Tom Putin (9/15/2014 10:42:00 AM)

    The apple watch is a ripoff im giviving it two stars

  • Anna-lee Simmons (2/4/2014 5:30:00 PM)

    I don't even like poems but she's really swaggy and fresh

  • Ramesh Rai Ramesh Rai (10/8/2012 7:48:00 AM)

    Brooks is indeed a brook. all poems are like brook.

  • Raj Sekhar (10/3/2007 2:13:00 AM)

    wow. ithink u r real as nature.

  • Vikram Aarella - The Poem Shooter (5/18/2006 1:26:00 PM)

    Gwendolyn Brooks has written some very nice poems.

  • Janay D. Burton (3/8/2005 1:38:00 PM)

    'Sadie and Maud' by Gwendolyn Brooks is one of the poems that I think women all around the world should have the pleasure of reading. It signifies the independent lives that women have and the joy that life might bring.

Best Poem of Gwendolyn Brooks

We Real Cool

The Pool Players.
Seven at the Golden Shovel.

We real cool. We
Left school. We

Lurk late. We
Strike straight. We

Sing sin. We
Thin gin. We

Jazz June. We
Die soon.

Read the full of We Real Cool

To Be In Love

To be in love
Is to touch with a lighter hand.
In yourself you stretch, you are well.
You look at things
Through his eyes.
A cardinal is red.
A sky is blue.
Suddenly you know he knows too.
He is not there but

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