(7 June 1917 – 3 December 2000 / Topeka, Kansas)

The Crazy Woman

I shall not sing a May song.
A May song should be gay.
I'll wait until November
And sing a song of gray.

I'll wait until November
That is the time for me.
I'll go out in the frosty dark
And sing most terribly.

And all the little people
Will stare at me and say,
"That is the Crazy Woman
Who would not sing in May."


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I'll wait until November That is the time for me. I'll go out in the frosty dark And sing most terribly. And all the little people Will stare at me and say, " That is the Crazy Woman Who would not sing in May." great write great poem love 10+++++++++++++++++
very beautiful poem by Gwendolyn brooks.
very beautiful poem by Gwendolyn
I shall not sing a May song. A May song should be gay. I'll wait until November And sing a song of gray
A wonderful poem by Gwendolyn.
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