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10/17/10 4:12 P

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"Look at what's happening in this world. Every day there's something exciting or disturbing to write about. With all that's going on, how could I stop?" ~Gwendolyn Brooks


“Sisters have taught me that we should listen to the poetry within, capture and express our inner beauty as a part of our political and social being.”
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"Art hurts. Art urges voyages - and it is easier to stay at home." ~Gwendolyn Brooks

“Sisters have taught me that we should listen to the poetry within, capture and express our inner beauty as a part of our political and social being.”
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10/17/10 4:09 P

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"Poetry is a political act because it involves telling the truth." ~June Jordan

“Sisters have taught me that we should listen to the poetry within, capture and express our inner beauty as a part of our political and social being.”
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10/17/10 4:08 P

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"So, poetry becomes a means for useful dialogue between people who are not only unknown, but mute to each other. It produces a dialogue among people that guards all of us against manipulation by our so-called leaders."~June Jordan



“Sisters have taught me that we should listen to the poetry within, capture and express our inner beauty as a part of our political and social being.”
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10/1/10 12:56 A

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" . . she would have despised the modern idea of women being equal to men. Equal, indeed! she knew they were superior." by Elizabeth Gaskell in *Cranford*


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9/28/10 5:26 P

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"It is difficult for a woman to define her feelings in language which is chiefly made by men to express theirs."

Thomas Hardy in *Far From The Madding Crowd*
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9/27/10 5:47 P

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"Nothing so needs reforming as other people's habits." by Mark Twain in *The Tragedy of Pudd'nhead Wilson*

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9/24/10 5:00 P

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emoticon Here's a quote from *Tom Sawyer* by Mark Twain:

"Now he found out a new thing--namely, that to promise not to do a thing is the surest way in the world to make a body want to go and do that very thing."

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9/23/10 12:21 P

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emoticon "I like trees because they seem more resigned to the way they have to live than other things do. I feel as if this tree knows everything I ever think of when I sit here. When I come back to it, I never have to remind it of anything; I begin just where I left off."
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...I know you have them! Let's hear 'em!

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