Poet Praise: Anne Spencer

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In Honor of Black History Month

Harlem Renaissance Poet:  Anne Spencer (1882-1975)

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Good communication is as stimulating as black coffee, and just as hard.

Excerpt from her poem, Translation.

…Our deeper content was never spoken,
But each knew all the other said.
He told me how calm his soul was laid
By the lack of anvil and strife…

Click here to read the poem in it’s entirety.

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