Literary Birthday - 7 July - Margaret Walker

Margaret Walker was born 7 July 1915, and died 30 November 1998

Three Quotes

  1. When I was about eight, I decided that the most wonderful thing, next to a human being, was a book.
  2. Friends and good manners will carry you where money won’t go.
  3. The poetry of a people comes from the deep recesses of the unconscious, the irrational and the collective body of our ancestral memories.

Walker was an American poet and writer. Her notable works include the award-winning poem For My People and the novel Jubilee.

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