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Sunday Quotes!

Today’s quotes are from Ntozake Shange

“Where there is a woman there is magic. If there is a moon falling from her mouth, she is a woman who knows her magic, who can share or not share her powers. A woman with a moon falling from her mouth, roses between her legs and tiaras of Spanish moss, this woman is a consort of the spirits.”
― Ntozake Shange

“let her be born / let her be born / & handled warmly.”
― Ntozake Shange, For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide / When the Rainbow Is Enuf

Ntozake Shange 1948-2018 she was a Black feminist, a poet, and playwright

For more about Ntozake Shange: https://www.britannica.com/biography/Ntozake-Shange


Thank you.

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Alice Walker

Hello all

Today I want to shine a light and share the poetry and quotes of Alice Walker. A poet that I am familiar with and want to share. Will be sharing some poets in the coming days.

Alice Walker is a Poet, Social activist, and a Novelist

Some of Alice Walker’s poetry titles: Remember, She, Desire, Torture, Expect Nothing, Blessed Are The Poor In Spirit, When you see Water, and more there is a link below for more.

Her poetry is insightful! I love reading her work

Some of her Movie titles: Everyday Use, The Color Purple, Renegade

Also sharing some of her quotes:

Deliver me from writers who say the way they live doesn’t matter. I’m not sure a bad person can write a good book. If art doesn’t make us better, then what on earth is it for.”
― Alice Walker

“Look closely at the present you are constructing:
it should look like the future you are dreaming.”
― Alice Walker

For more about Alice Walker: Alice Walker – Quotes, Books & Poems – Biography

Hope you enjoy.

Blessings and Love

Thank you

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