"Five Poems" in HARPERS: February, 1945.; Vol. 190, no. 1137

8vo, printed wraps, little rubbed (spine crudely repaired) but a very good copy. Item #59751

Five early poems: The Preachr: ruminates behind the sermon; Southeast Corner; Soldier Sonnets: "The white troops had thier orders but | the Negroes looked like men"; "My dreamd, my works, must wait till after hell"; "Love note: surely" Born in Topeka, KS (1917), Brooks was the first black poet to be awarded a Pulitizer Prize for poetry (1950). This was issued before her first published collection.

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