Quotation by Gwendolyn Brooks

Prepare to meet
(sisters, brothers) the brash and terrible weather;
the pains;
the bruising; the collapse of bestials, idols.
Gwendolyn Brooks (b. 1917), U.S. poet. The Sermon on the Warpland (l. 8–11). . .

New Oxford Book of American Verse, The. Richard Ellmann, ed. (1976) Oxford University Press.
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