Gwendolyn Brooks Postcards

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Photo Mar 21, 3 02 59 PM.jpg

Gwendolyn Brooks Postcards

15.00

A ten-pack of Gwendolyn Brooks postcards with original art by local writer and artist, Dmitry Samarov. 

The back of the postcard features an excerpt from her poem "BOOK POWER" which she wrote for National Children's Book week in 1969 (see below).

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BOOK POWER

BOOKS FEED AND CURE AND
CHORTLE AND COLLIDE

In all this willful world
of thud and thump and thunder
man’s relevance to books
continues to declare.

Books are meat and medicine
and flame and flight and flower,
steel, stitch, and cloud and clout,
and drumbeats in the air.