Toi Derricotte April 12, 1941

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Poetry asks people to have values, form opinions, care about some other part of experience besides making money and being successful on the job.
Toi Derricotte (b. 1941), African American poet. As quoted in A Gift That Cannot Be Refused, ch. 8, by Mary Biggs (1990). Written in 1983.

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A wondrous poet - so deep & meaningful.
wawu, too lovely, good poems mum
I really enjoyed your poem The Weakness... a powerful and honest write. Thanks.... Jerry Buckley
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