The classic volume by the distinguished modern poet, winner of the 1950 Pulitzer Prize, and recipient of the National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters, showcases an esteemed artist's technical mastery, her warm humanity, and her compassionate and illuminating response to a complex world.
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Review: Selected PoemsUser Review - Craig - Goodreads
I hate poetry, so stop reading now if that affects your assessment of my review. Brooks is one of the handful of poets I can return to, over and over again, and find something new every time. She is ... Read full review
Review: Selected PoemsUser Review - Douglas - Goodreads
Some of my favorites were, "The Preacher: Ruminates Behind the Sermon", "The Vacant Lot", "The Ballad of Rudolph Reed", and "To Be in Love". From The Aeneid to Civil Rights, her poetic voice was as unique and varied as her themes. Read full review