Quotation by Naomi Long Madgett

I will not feed your hunger with my blood
Nor crown your nakedness
With jewels of my elegant pain.
Naomi Long Madgett (b. 1923), African American poet. "The Race Question," lines 13-15 (1965).

The dedication of this poem reads: "For one whose fame depends upon keeping The Problem a problem."
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