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Quotation by Gwendolyn Brooks
But could a dream send up through onion fumes Its white and violet, fight with fried potatoes And yesterday's garbage ripening in the hall, Flutter, or sing an aria down these rooms Even if we were willing to let it in,
Gwendolyn Brooks (b. 1917), U.S. poet. A Street in Bronzeville (l. 17–21). . .
Selected Poems by Gwendolyn Brooks. (1963) Harper & Row.
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