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Gwendolyn Brooks

Gwendolyn Elizabeth Brooks (June 7, 1917 – December 3, 2000) was an African-American poet. She won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1950 and was appointed Poet Laureate of Illinois in 1968 and Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress in 1985.

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... X (1968) Family Pictures (1970) Black Steel Joe Frazier and Muhammad Ali (1971) The World of Gwendolyn Brooks (1971) Aloneness (1971) Report from Part One An Autobiography (1972) (Prose) A Capsule Course in Black ...

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    Oh Squalor! This sick four-story hulk, this fibre
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    Gwendolyn Brooks (b. 1917)

    She went in there to muse on being rid
    Of relative beneath the coffin lid.
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