The Lovers of the Poor

by Gwendolyn Brooks
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The Lovers of the Poor

Gwendolyn Brooks' poem, "The Lovers of the Poor" is a fairly heavyhanded attack on the middle-aged rich women she sees as being condescending in attempting to do charity work in the slums. One...

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The Lovers of the Poor

The Lovers of the Poor by Gwendolyn Brooks ends with the short stanza:Keeping their scented bodies in the centerOf the hall as they walk down the hysterical hall,They allow their lovely skirts to...

Latest answer posted April 18, 2012, 11:31 am (UTC)

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