Famous Creative Women Quotations from . . .

Sonia Sanchez
(1934-____) born on
Sep 9
US "poet, playwright, educator". "She is noted for her black activism; "Homecoming," 1969 was her first volume of poetry; she has taught at Rutgers, Amherst and Temple Universities."

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F
"I cannot tell the truth about anything unless I confess being a student, growing and learning something new every day. The more I learn, the clearer my view of the world becomes."

R
"Poetry is subconscious conversation, it is as much the work of those who understand it and those who make it."
A
Art . . . reacts to or reflects the culture it springs from.
N
The joy of poetry is that it will wait for you. Novels don't wait for you. Characters change. But poetry will wait. I think it's the greatest art.
K
. . . I write to keep in contact with our ancestors and to spread truth to people.

 



Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F:  ""Ruminations/Reflections;" in "Black Women Writers," 1984."
R: ""Ruminations/Reflections;" in "Black Women Writers," 1984."
A: ""Ruminations/Reflections;" in "Black Women Writers," 1984."
N: "In "Voice of Freedom," by Henry Hampton, 1990."
K: "In "I Dream a World," by Brian Lanker, 1989."


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