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Quotation by Gwendolyn Brooks
The colored people arrive, sit firmly down,
Eat their Express Spaghetti, their T-bone steak,
Handling their steel and crockery with no clatter,
Laugh punily, rise, go firmly out of the door.
Gwendolyn Brooks (b. 1917), U.S. poet. "VII. I love those little booths at Benvenuti's...."
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