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Ntozake Shange
(1948-____) born on
Oct 18
US poet, playwright. She wrote the play "For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow is Enuf," 1977; won Obie.
         
   
F
Our society allows people to be absolutely neurotic and totally out of touch with their feelings and everyone else's feelings, and yet be very respectable.

R
i found god in myself
& I loved her/i loved her fiercely.
A
Where there is woman there is magic.
N
When words & manners leave you no space for yourself
make
very personal
very clear
& your obstructions will join you or disappear.
K
I am gonna write poems til i die and when i have gotten outta this body i am gonna hang round in the wind and knock over everybody who got their feet on the ground.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Words of Women Quotations for Success," by Power Dynamics Publishing, 1997.
R: "a laying on of hands," "for colored girls who have considered suicide when the rainbow is end," 1977.
A: In "Words of Women Quotations for Success," by Power Dynamics Publishing, 1997.
N: In "Words of Women Quotations for Success," by Power Dynamics Publishing, 1997.
K: "Advice," "Nappy Edges," 1979.
   


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