Day 1 of Black History Month – I am devoting a post each day to black poets. Here is a reblog about Gwendolyn Brooks.
When I took a poetry class last year, we studied one of Gwendolyn Brooks poems: We Real Cool. This was followed by a Meetup when she was the featured Pulitzer Prize winning poet. She was also the first black woman to be named Poet Laureate of the United States. Brooks wrote over 20 books of poetry as well as other works, including a novel.
For Dead Poets Live I would like to devote the prompt focus on the works of Brooks.
Here is a link to tell you more about Brooks. Gwendolyn Brooks Biography
Following are some of my favorite Brooks poems:
To see what Gwendolyn Brooks wrote in The Bean Eaters, I would suggest going to the link, due to respect of the…
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