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“Still Do I Keep My Look, My Identity...”

This poem originally appeared in the November 1944 issue of Poetry. See it in its original context.

 

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This poem originally appeared in the April 2012 issue of Poetry magazine

  • Gwendolyn Brooks was a highly regarded, much-honored poet, with the distinction of being the first black author to win the Pulitzer Prize. She also was poetry consultant to the Library of Congress—the first black woman to hold that position—and poet laureate of the State of Illinois. Many of Brooks's works...

Prose from Poetry Magazine

“Still Do I Keep My Look, My Identity...”

  • Gwendolyn Brooks was a highly regarded, much-honored poet, with the distinction of being the first black author to win the Pulitzer Prize. She also was poetry consultant to the Library of Congress—the first black woman to hold that position—and poet laureate of the State of Illinois. Many of Brooks's works...

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