Gwendolyn Brooks

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

Comments about Gwendolyn Brooks

  • Rookie - 0 Points Tom Putin (9/15/2014 10:43:00 AM)

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

    13 person liked.
    17 person did not like.
  • Rookie - 0 Points Tom Putin (9/15/2014 10:42:00 AM)

    The apple watch is a ripoff im giviving it two stars

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

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

  • Gold Star - 13,391 Points Ramesh Rai (10/8/2012 7:48:00 AM)

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

  • Rookie Raj Sekhar (10/3/2007 2:13:00 AM)

    wow. ithink u r real as nature.

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

    Gwendolyn Brooks has written some very nice poems.

  • Rookie 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

The Independent Man

Now who could take you off to tiny life
In one room or in two rooms or in three
And cork you smartly, like the flask of wine
You are? Not any woman. Not a wife.
You'd let her twirl you, give her a good glee
Showing your leaping ruby to a friend.
Though twirling would be meek. Since not a cork
Could you allow, for being made so free.

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