Be Nobody's Darling  Born	February 9, 1944 (age 71) Putnam County, Georgia, United States Occupation	Novelist, short story writer, poet, political activist Period	1968–present Genre	African American literature Notable works	The Color Purple Notable awards	 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction

Alice Walker brought me to poetry. All her work. Be Nobody's Darling ~ Alice Walker (Be your own Darling)

"Yesees and Noees" Shel Silverstein

"Yesees and Noees" Shel Silverstein Make your own choices at parties - alcohol awareness.

One of my favorite poems and the idea of expecting nothing has been with me since the book the Mircrobe Hunters. More sustaining for me than thinking you can have the sun, the moon, and the stars.

One of my favorite poems and the idea of expecting nothing has been with me since the book the Mircrobe Hunters. More sustaining for me than thinking you can have the sun,the moon, and the stars.(from previous pinner)

theartofivankatrump:  "If" by Rudyard Kipling

if by Rudyard kipling, someone you will know for writing Jungle Book also wrote this poem "IF".one of my favourite poems

Jane Lee Logan's Princess Sassy Pants & Co.

Jane Lee Logan's Princess Sassy Pants & Co.

Think about it!

Think about it!

Sonnet XI: I crave your mouth, your voice, your hair - Pablo Neruda

Sonnet XI: I crave your mouth, your voice, your hair - Pablo Neruda By far, one of the sexiest poems in existence.

The Masque of Anarchy    a political poem written in 1819 by Percy Bysshe Shelley

New favourite bit of poetry: Rise like Lions after slumber In unvanquishable number Shake your chains to earth like dew Which in sleep had fallen on you Ye are many - they are few - Shelley

Found on Google from pinterest.com

Found on Google from pinterest.com

During a difficult month both culturally and politically Instagram has come through as a powerhouse for positivity. Here I've rounded up some of my favourite po

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During a difficult month both culturally and politically Instagram has come through as a powerhouse for positivity. Here I've rounded up some of my favourite po

verses from alice walker's 'these mornings of rain' - perfect reading for a cosy day

Verses from alice walker's 'these mornings of rain// yes! I love these mornings, Except I'm in my grandmothers blue robe.

Let America be America again. Let it be the dream it used to be. Let it be the pioneer on the plain

Let America Be America Again by Langston Hughes.Let America be America again. Let it be the dream it used to be. Let it be the pioneer on the plain Seeking a home where he himself is free.

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