Margaret Walker - Quotes

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Friends and good manners will carry you where money won't go.

Friends and good manners will carry you where money won't go.

Let a new earth rise. Let another world be born. Let a bloody peace be written in the sky. Let a second generation full of courage issue forth; let a people loving freedom come to growth.

Let a new earth rise. Let another world be born. Let a bloody peace be written in the sky. Let a second generation full of courage issue forth; let a people loving freedom come to growth.

The Word of fire burns today On the lips of our prophets in an evil age. ---->>>

I want my careless song to strike no minor key; no fiend to stand between my body's Southern song - the fusion of the South, my body's song and me. ---->>>

Now when you hates you shrinks up inside and gets littler and you squeezes your heart tight and you stays so mad with peoples you feels sick all the time like you needs the doctor. ---->>>

My grandmothers are full of memories, smelling of soap and onions and wet clay, with veins rolling roughly over quick hands, they have many clean words to say, my grandmothers were strong. ---->>>

The poetry of a people comes from the deep recesses of the unconscious, the irrational and the collective body of our ancestral memories.

The poetry of a people comes from the deep recesses of the unconscious, the irrational and the collective body of our ancestral memories.

When I was about eight, I decided that the most wonderful thing, next to a human being, was a book. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 07-07, 1915
Birthplace:
Die: 11-30, 1998
Occupation: Poet
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Margaret Walker (Margaret Abigail Walker Alexander by marriage; July 7, 1915 – November 30, 1998) was an American poet and writer. She was part of the African-American literary movement in Chicago. Her notable works include the award-winning poem For My People (1942) and the novel Jubilee (1966), set in the South during the American Civil War (wikipedia)