Tuesday, February 4, 2020

American Literature: Gwendolyn Elizabeth Brooks: Poet

Gwendolyn Elizabeth Brooks (1917 – 2000) published her first poem at age 14 and today she is recognized as a noted African-American Poet Laureate. In the USA, February is Black History Month; March is Women’s History Month, and April is National Poetry Month. Gwendolyn Brooks gets the spotlight for all three of these “dedicated time periods”. She is worthy of the triple honor.


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