Copy & paste this link to your blog or website to reference this page
Quotation by Gwendolyn Brooks
More Quotes From
"A Lovely Love"
"A Man of the Middle Class"
"Another Preachment to Blacks" (1981)
"A Penitent Considers Another Coming of Mary"
"Appendix to the Anniad"
faults and fault
poverty and the poor
thieves and thievery
They own Spode, Lowestoft, candelabra,
Mantels, and hostess gowns, and sunburst clocks,
Turtle soup, Chippendale, red stain "hangings,"
Aubussons and Hattie Carnegie.
Gwendolyn Brooks (b. 1917), U.S. poet. The Lovers of the Poor (l. 67–70). . .
Selected Poems by Gwendolyn Brooks. (1963) Harper & Row.
Cite this source
Embed this quotation
Surprise me with a
The Columbia World of Quotations © 1996, Columbia University Press.
Licensed from Columbia University Press. All rights reserved. Except as otherwise permitted by written agreement, the following are prohibited: copying substantial portions or the entirety of the work in machine readable form, making multiple printouts thereof, and other uses of the work inconsistent with U.S. and applicable foreign copyright and related laws.
Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.