Sunday, July 9, 2017

Thought for the Day

To some people / Love is given, / To others / Only heaven.
 Langston Hughes, "Luck"

Quoted from Terrance Hayes's Foreword to The Golden Shovel Anthology: New Poems Honoring Gwendolyn Brooks (The University of Arkansas Press, 2017), eds. Peter Kahn, Ravi Shankar, and Patricia Smith

Gwendolyn Brooks (1917-2000), American Poet, Writer, and Teacher

Our Miss Brooks 100 | Gwendolyn Brooks 100 (See this site for centennial events.)

Text of "Luck" by Langston Hughes ("Luck" is from The Collected Poems of Langston Hughes.)

Langston Hughes (1902-1967), American Poet, Novelist, Playwright, Columnist, and Social Activist

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