Each body has its art...
"Gwendolyn Elizabeth Brooks" 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.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous poets! More Gwendolyn Brooks on Wikipedia.
As you get older, you find that often the wheat, disentangling itself from the chaff, comes out to meet you.
When you use the term minority or minorities in reference to people, you're telling them that they're less than somebody else.
Be careful what you swallow. Chew!
Poetry is life distilled.
Don't let anyone call you a minority if you're black or Hispanic or belong to some other ethnic group. You're not less than anybody else.
We don't ask a flower any special reason for its existence. We just look at it and are able to accept it as being something different from ourselves.
When you love a man, he becomes more than a body. His physical limbs expand, and his outline recedes, vanishes. He is rich and sweet and right. He is part of the world, the atmosphere, the blue sky and the blue water.
Exhaust the little moment. Soon it dies. And be it gash or gold it will not come Again in this identical guise.
To be in love Is to touch with a lighter hand. In yourself you stretch, you are well.
I am a writer perhaps because I am not a talker.