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Gwendolyn elizabeth brooks (june 7, 1917 – december 3, 2000) was an american poet, 'song of winnie', library walk, new york city engle stated that brooks' poems were no more negro poetry than robert frost's work was white. I've stayed in the front yard all my life gwendolyn brooks, “a song in the front yard” from selected poems copyright © 1963 by gwendolyn brooks reprinted. A song in the front yard i've stayed in the front yard all my life the author of this poem is gwendolyn brooks, an african american woman who has.
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