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Quotation by Gwendolyn Brooks
I've stayed in the front yard all my life.
I want a peek at the back
Where it's rough and untended and hungry weed grows.
A girl gets sick of a rose.
Gwendolyn Brooks (b. 1917), U.S. poet. A Street in Bronzeville (l. 17–21). . .
Selected Poems by Gwendolyn Brooks. (1963) Harper & Row.
Surprise me with a
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